The treasurer's seat is open this year, with incumbent Timothy P. Cahill running for governor as an independent. Steven Grossman, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a business owner from Newton, won the Democratic primary and will face Republican candidate Karyn E. Polito, a state representative from Shrewsbury. The treasurer serves for four years.
The two candidates vying for to succeed Timothy P. Cahill as state treasurer disagree on most things, sometimes vehemently. But one pledge they both embrace? No lottery ads during campaign season.(By Stephanie Ebbert, 10/27/10)
More than two-thirds of the first 100 numbers of the coveted Red Sox vanity plates went to state Rep. Karyn Polito, a Shrewsbury Republican running for state treasurer, her friends, relatives, campaign donors, and others with ties to her.(By Andrea Estes, 10/26/10)