Harvard professor, Democratic candidate Danielle Allen drops out of Massachusetts governor's race
One of the Democratic candidates in the 2022 race for Massachusetts governor is ending her campaign.
Harvard professor Danielle Allen announced Tuesday afternoon that she is dropping out of the governor's race. The announcement comes eight months after Allen first announced her gubernatorial campaign on June 15, 2021, when she became the first Black woman in the history of Massachusetts to run for statewide office.
In a statement, Allen said improving ballot access in Massachusetts will be one of the focuses of her political future.