Trump-endorsed Diehl ready to extend GOP winning streak in Massachusetts governor’s race
Five of the past six governors of Massachusetts have been Republicans, and the party believes it has a shot at keeping the seat with Geoff Diehl, a Trump-backed candidate determined to stop Democrat Maura Healey from becoming the state’s most far-left governor ever.
Mr. Trump is viscerally unpopular among a deep-blue swath of residents in Massachusetts, but a Trumpian streak cutting through the state electorate could help propel Mr. Diehl to victory in November. Mr. Trump picked up more than 1 million votes in the state’s 2016 and 2020 presidential elections, and he remains popular there today.
The former president’s endorsement...