Maura Healey

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Maura Healey
Maura Healey, official portrait, governor.jpg
Official portrait, 2023
73rd Governor of Massachusetts
Assumed office
January 5, 2023
LieutenantKim Driscoll
Preceded byCharlie Baker
44th Attorney General of Massachusetts
In office
January 21, 2015 – January 5, 2023
GovernorCharlie Baker
Preceded byMartha Coakley
Succeeded byAndrea Campbell
Personal details
Born
Maura Tracy Healey

(1971-02-08) February 8, 1971 (age 51)
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationHarvard University (AB)
Northeastern University (JD)
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Maura Tracy Healey (born February 8, 1971) is an American politician and lawyer who is the Governor of Massachusetts since 2023. In 2015, she was elected Attorney General of Massachusetts. She is a member in the United States' Democratic Party. She was born in Bethesda, Maryland.

Healey was elected governor of Massachusetts in 2022.[1] She is the state's first elected female governor, as well as one of the first two lesbian women, along with Tina Kotek,[2] to take office as governor of any state.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Healey became the Attorney General for the state of Massachusetts in 2015.[4] She was elected the second time three years later.

In the 2022 Massachusetts gubernatorial elections, Healey began her run for Governor of the State.[5] She won the Democratic nomination in September 2022 and would go on to win the general election two months later.

References[change | change source]

  1. "It's Official: Maura Healey Announces Run for Massachusetts Governor". NECN.com.
  2. Epstein, Reid J. (2022-11-11). "Tina Kotek, a Progressive, Will Be Oregon's Next Governor". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-11-11.
  3. Glueck, Katie; Astor, Maggie (2022-09-06). "Live Updates: Maura Healey Could Make History in Run for Massachusetts Governor". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on September 29, 2022. Retrieved 2022-09-07.
  4. Johnson, Akilah (November 12, 2014). "Maura Healey setting her course as attorney general". The Boston Globe. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  5. "It's Official: Maura Healey Announces Run for Massachusetts Governor". NECN.com.