Karyn Polito

Karyn Polito (born November 11, 1966) is an American attorney, businesswoman, and politician currently serving as the 72nd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

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Karyn Polito (born November 11, 1966) is an American attorney, businesswoman, and politician currently serving as the 72nd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The office is currently held by Karyn Polito, who was inaugurated in January 2015.

2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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She and Baker were re-elected to their respective posts in 2018.
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.

Massachusetts

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Karyn Polito (born November 11, 1966) is an American attorney, businesswoman, and politician currently serving as the 72nd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The executive branch also includes the Executive Council, which is made up of eight elected councilors and the Lieutenant Governor seat, which is currently occupied by Karyn Polito (R–Shrewsbury).

Charlie Baker

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Polito was first elected Lieutenant Governor in 2014 as the running mate of Charlie Baker.
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.

2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Baker and Polito won the 2014 gubernatorial election, defeating Democratic candidates Martha Coakley and Steve Kerrigan, respectively, 48.40% to 46.54%.
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.

Holy Name Central Catholic High School

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Polito graduated from Holy Name Central Catholic High School.
Karyn Polito, 72nd and current Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

Steven Grossman (politician)

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Polito lost in the general election to Democratic candidate Steve Grossman, but received the most votes of any Republican running for office in Massachusetts in 2010.
He was elected to succeed Tim Cahill as state treasurer in November 2010, defeating Republican State Representative Karyn Polito.

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

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Polito is a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, where she resides with her husband, Stephan M. Rodolakis, and their two children.
Karyn Polito (b. 1966), Massachusetts state legislator and 72nd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

Quentin Palfrey

Baker and Polito faced challengers Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey of the Democratic Party in the general election.
Palfrey was the Democratic candidate in the 2018 Massachusetts election for Lieutenant Governor, running with gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez against the incumbents, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of the Republican Party.

2010 Massachusetts general election

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Polito lost in the general election to Democratic candidate Steve Grossman, but received the most votes of any Republican running for office in Massachusetts in 2010.
Former Democratic National Committee National Chairman Steve Grossman won the Democratic primary against Boston City Councilor Stephen J. Murphy, and was opposed by Republican State Representative Karyn Polito (of Shrewsbury) in the general election.

List of female lieutenant governors in the United States

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*List of female lieutenant governors in the United States

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Shortly after graduating from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1988, she received her Juris Doctorate from the New England School of Law in 1991.
Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor

Commonwealth (U.S. state)

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Karyn Polito (born November 11, 1966) is an American attorney, businesswoman, and politician currently serving as the 72nd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts House of Representatives

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A Republican, Polito was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the Eleventh Worcester District from 2001 to 2011. In 2000, Polito was elected State Representative for the 11th District of Worcester, which covers the town of Shrewsbury and precincts 1 and 4 of the adjacent town of Westborough in Worcester County.

Worcester County, Massachusetts

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A Republican, Polito was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the Eleventh Worcester District from 2001 to 2011. In 2000, Polito was elected State Representative for the 11th District of Worcester, which covers the town of Shrewsbury and precincts 1 and 4 of the adjacent town of Westborough in Worcester County.

Boston College

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Shortly after graduating from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1988, she received her Juris Doctorate from the New England School of Law in 1991.

Westborough, Massachusetts

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In 2000, Polito was elected State Representative for the 11th District of Worcester, which covers the town of Shrewsbury and precincts 1 and 4 of the adjacent town of Westborough in Worcester County.

Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts

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On March 1, 2010, Polito announced she would run for the office of Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts.

Martha Coakley

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Baker and Polito won the 2014 gubernatorial election, defeating Democratic candidates Martha Coakley and Steve Kerrigan, respectively, 48.40% to 46.54%.

Steve Kerrigan

Baker and Polito won the 2014 gubernatorial election, defeating Democratic candidates Martha Coakley and Steve Kerrigan, respectively, 48.40% to 46.54%.

Democratic Party (United States)

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Baker and Polito faced challengers Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey of the Democratic Party in the general election.

Term limit

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Polito has supported term limits and eliminating state pensions for elected officials.