Meeting the gubernatorial candidates: Chris Doughty


  • Anthony Brooks, Walter Wuthmann, Amanda Beland, Sydney Boles

Gov. Charlie Baker shocked political watchers a few months ago when he announced he would not run for re-election.

Since then, we’ve been meeting the candidates who hope to succeed him. That includes two Democrats, Attorney General Maura Healey and State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, and two Republicans: former state Rep. Geoff Diehl, and now, Wrentham businessman Chris Doughty.

Doughty believes he can be the next Republican to win the top office in this traditionally blue state. He’s more moderate than his opponent Geoff Diehl, who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump. Though Doughty says he voted for Trump in 2020, he voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016. And he does not subscribe to the false belief the 2020 election was stolen.  Read More and Listen Here.