Lt. Governor

A summary of the candidates’ responses to our questionnaire can be found below. To see the complete answers of any of the candidates, click on the candidate's name.

Key:

  • n/a  = the candidate did not answer the question  
  • n/r = the candidate did not return a questionnaire
  • * = responded to primary questionnaire

 

Angus Jennings

Steven Kerrigan*

Karen Polito*

Tracy Post

Shelly Saunders

Party  United Independent Party Democrat Republican Independent (with McCormick) Independent (with Lively)

1. Concerned about the amount of money in elections

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

 

Yes

Supported state Disclosure law

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

Support public financing of elections?

 

For which offices?

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

Yes

It needs more money to finance Constitutional Officer’s campaigns

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

Support a constitutional amendment to allow limits on political spending?

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

Yes

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

2. Bring about more transparency in government

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

More information on line

Make the Lt. Governor the Commonwealth Ombudsman

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

3. Support Election Day registration?

 

Anything other reforms?

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

Yes

Improve Registration system

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

4. What to do about patronage?

See Evan Falchuk for Governor.  

Hire based on merit

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

Any other issues?

See Evan Falchuk for Governor. 

n/a

See Charlie Baker for Governor.

See Jeff McCormick for Governor.

See Scott Lively for Governor.

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