August 22, 2011
#MaSen Madness - The State Region

Next up, it’s the State Region  Every candidate in this bracket currently serves as either a Constitutional Officer, a member of the State Legislature, or the Mayor of a city in Massachusetts.

 

Expert Analysis: There’s not a lot of middle ground here.  At the top of the bracket you have established, state-wide elected officials, and on the bottom half you have a lot of up and comers with ambition for higher office.  Seems like there is a lot of George Mason upset potential here.

Matchups to watch:

Bump vs. Galvin – Many people feel that both of these candidates deserved higher seeds.  Will they take it out on each other?

Grossman vs. Downing – Can Grossman’s fundraising prowess overwhelm the Benator’s social media dominance?

Driscoll vs. Lang – Two coastal Mayors from two different coasts.  Will Salem or New Bedford emerge?

We will breakdown the individual matchups on Thursday.  But what do you think the State Region?  Make your predictions and comment below.

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