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Massachusetts Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Visits Worcester, Springfield

Baker and his Lt. Gov.-Elect, Karyn Polito, said they're seeking bipartisan support



    Mass. Gov.-Elect Visits Worcester, Springfield

    The cities are Democratic strongholds that the Republican did not carry in the election. (Published Friday, Nov. 7, 2014)

    Massachusetts Governor-Elect Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor-Elect Karyn Polito made visits to Worcester and Springfield, two Democratic strongholds they did not carry in Tuesday's election.

    "We said when we got into this race that we were going to chase 100 percent of vote and we meant it and we're going to govern the same way," Baker said.

    Both Baker and Polito said they think they made progress in Worcester on Friday.

    "I don't remember a Republican winning this city, but we did overall a great and we have a lot of bipartisan, across the board support," Polito said.

    In Worcester, they met for an hour with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.

    "Well we were basically here to just catch up on what they some of the key priorities and issues were for the greater Worcester area and they had some pretty interesting ideas," he said. 

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