Thousands of Massachusetts Democratic Party activists gathered in Worcester for their annual convention Saturday and in a surprise move endorsed the challenger in the secretary of state race over the long-time incumbent.
Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, running for statewide office for the first time, beat out William Galvin, the 24-year incumbent secretary of the commonwealth, in a shock victory to win the Democratic endorsement at the party’s convention yesterday.
Massachusetts Democratic Party delegates have endorsed Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim in the secretary of state's race, topping longtime incumbent Bill Galvin, who has served in the office since 1995.
WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE: DEMOCRATS ENDORSE GONZALEZ-PALFREY TICKET, BACK ZAKIM OVER GALVIN AT WORCESTER CONVENTION
Democratic State Convention delegates at the DCU Center on Saturday, in a rebuff to longtime incumbent William Galvin, backed Josh Zakim for secretary of state.
Massachusetts Democratic Party delegates gathered in Worcester for the party's annual convention and in a surprise move endorsed challenger Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim for Secretary of State over long-time incumbent William Galvin.
MASSLIVE: IN UPSET, INCUMBENT SECRETARY OF STATE BILL GALVIN LOSES DEMOCRATIC NOD TO CHALLENGER JOSH ZAKIM
Democratic activists opted to endorse newcomer Josh Zakim over longtime incumbent Bill Galvin for the job of secretary of state.
Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, making his first run at higher office, earned the upset endorsement of the Democratic Party convention Saturday, dealing a significant blow to Secretary of State William Galvin.
Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim's stunning upset convention win over longtime Secretary of State William Galvin was a warning shot to incumbents everywhere - look out.
In a major upset that reflects a generational challenge to the party establishment, Democratic activists on Saturday snubbed longtime Secretary of State William F. Galvin and endorsed his 34-year-old rival, Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim.
US Representative Seth Moulton, who muscled his way into Congress four years ago by upsetting a seasoned Democratic incumbent, is backing Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim in his primary challenge to six-term Secretary of State William F. Galvin.
Jamaica Plain Progressives announced today that they are endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins announces he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for Secretary of State, praising Josh's leadership in passing the Boston Trust Act and his commitment to reaching out to communities of color.