Charlie Baker

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Charles Duane Baker Jr. (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 72nd and current Governor of Massachusetts since January 8, 2015.wikipedia
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Governor of Massachusetts

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Charles Duane Baker Jr. (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 72nd and current Governor of Massachusetts since January 8, 2015. Lovett C. "Pete" Peters, the institute's founder, later recommended him to Bill Weld, the incoming Republican Governor of Massachusetts.
The current governor is Charlie Baker.

2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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In 2018, Baker was re-elected in a landslide over Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez with 67% of the vote, the largest vote share in a Massachusetts gubernatorial election since 1994.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito sought reelection to a second term in office, facing Democratic challengers Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey, respectively.

Martha Coakley

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Running for the office again, on November 4, 2014, he won the general election against Democrat Martha Coakley by a narrow margin.
Coakley was the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014, but lost to Republican Charlie Baker.

Charles D. Baker (businessman)

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His father, Charles Duane Baker (born 1928), a Harvard graduate, was a buyer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, while his mother, Alice Elizabeth "Betty" (née Ghormley), remained at home.
He is the father of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Running for the office again, on November 4, 2014, he won the general election against Democrat Martha Coakley by a narrow margin.
Primary elections for Governor and Lieutenant Governor were conducted separately on September 9, 2014: the Democrats nominated Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley and former CEO of the Democratic National Convention Steve Kerrigan, and the Republicans nominated former state cabinet secretary and 2010 gubernatorial nominee Charlie Baker and former State Representative Karyn Polito.

Charles D. Baker (attorney)

Charles D. Baker
His great-grandfather, Charles D. Baker (1846–1934), was an assistant United States attorney in New York, who served several years in the New York State Assembly.
He was the grandfather and great-grandfather of Massachusetts politicians Charles D. Baker (born 1928) and Charlie Baker (born 1956), respectively.

2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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He was unopposed in the Republican primary but lost in the general election to the Democratic incumbent, Deval Patrick.
*Charlie Baker, member of the Weld and Cellucci administrations and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Elmira, New York

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Baker was born on November 13, 1956, in Elmira, New York.
Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts

Richard Tisei

For his running mate, Baker chose Senate minority leader Richard R. Tisei.
He was not able to run for re-election in 2010 after he was selected as Republican gubernatorial nominee Charlie Baker's running mate and his last Senate term ended in January 2011.

Swampscott, Massachusetts

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During this time he served three years as a selectman of Swampscott and considered a run for Massachusetts Governor in 2006.
Charlie Baker, C.E.O. of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc., Republican Governor of Massachusetts

Paul Cellucci

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He later served as Secretary of Administration and Finance under Weld and his successor, Paul Cellucci.

Bill Weld

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In 1991, he became Massachusetts Undersecretary of Health and Human Services under Governor Bill Weld. Lovett C. "Pete" Peters, the institute's founder, later recommended him to Bill Weld, the incoming Republican Governor of Massachusetts.

MassINC

A January 2018 WBUR/MassINC poll gave Baker a 74% approval rating, making him the most popular governor in the United States.
In 2010, Greg Torres, President of MassINC and publisher of CommonWealth magazine, Bruce Mohl, editor of CommonWealth and WBUR health and science reporter Sacha Pfeiffer moderated a debate between gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Deval Patrick.

New Hampshire Institute of Politics

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In 2008, he joined the Public Advisory Board of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) at Saint Anselm College.
Board members include U.S. Senator Judd Gregg (Chair), former United States Congressman Paul Hodes, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner (Vice-Chair), 2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, Time magazine's Mark Halperin, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, and John Bridgeland, member of the White House Council for Community Solutions.

Deval Patrick

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He was unopposed in the Republican primary but lost in the general election to the Democratic incumbent, Deval Patrick. His opponents were Democratic incumbent Deval Patrick, Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein, and an Independent, State Treasurer and Receiver General Tim Cahill.
In the general election, Patrick faced Republican Charlie Baker and Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill, an Independent.

Karyn Polito

In January 2015, Baker, in the first executive order of his administration, enacted into law a Community Compact Cabinet chaired by Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito to enable the Governor's office to work more directly with municipal government leaders.
Polito was first elected Lieutenant Governor in 2014 as the running mate of Charlie Baker.

Needham, Massachusetts

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Raised in Needham, Massachusetts, Baker graduated from Harvard and obtained an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Charlie Baker, governor of Massachusetts, was raised on Cleveland Road in Needham and graduated from Needham High School in 1975.

Pioneer Institute

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In the late 1980s, Baker was hired as codirector of the newly founded Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based libertarian think tank.
Charlie Baker, former executive director

New England

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In September 1998, Baker left state government and became CEO of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a New England–based physicians' group.

Massachusetts State House

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Baker was inaugurated on January 8, 2015 as the 72nd Governor of Massachusetts at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
In July 2016, Governor Charlie Baker proposed to the state legislature to sell 300 sqft of permanent easement on the west side of the State House lawn to a neighboring condominium.

Governor (United States)

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, Baker had a job approval rating of 72% and the highest approval rating of any governor in the United States for the eighth quarter in a row.
15 of the current state governors were born outside the state they are serving: Mike Dunleavy of Alaska (born in Pennsylvania), Doug Ducey of Arizona (born in Ohio), Ned Lamont of Connecticut (born in Washington, D.C.), J. B. Pritzker of Illinois (born in California), Laura Kelly of Kansas (born in New York), Matt Bevin of Kentucky (born in Colorado), Larry Hogan of Maryland (born in Washington, D.C.), Charlie Baker of Massachusetts (born in New York), Tim Walz of Minnesota (born in Nebraska), Steve Sisolak of Nevada (born in Wisconsin), Phil Murphy of New Jersey (born in Massachusetts), Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma (born in Florida), Kate Brown of Oregon (born in Spain), and Mark Gordon of Wyoming (born in New York).

Needham High School

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The family returned to Needham in 1971, where Baker attended Needham High School.
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Tim Cahill (politician)

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His opponents were Democratic incumbent Deval Patrick, Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein, and an Independent, State Treasurer and Receiver General Tim Cahill.
He ran against incumbent Governor Deval Patrick (D) and former Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare CEO Charles Baker (R).

Lovett and Ruth Peters Foundation

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Lovett C. "Pete" Peters, the institute's founder, later recommended him to Bill Weld, the incoming Republican Governor of Massachusetts.
Among the individuals Peters hired at Pioneer was future Massachusetts cabinet member and two-time gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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A Republican, he was a cabinet official under two Governors of Massachusetts and served ten years as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
* Charlie Baker, former CEO and governor of Massachusetts