Mass. treasurer Grossman to run for governor
BOSTON (AP) -- State Treasurer Steven Grossman is set to officially enter the race for governor.
The head of Grossman's political committee, DJ Napolitano, said Wednesday that Grossman will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014 at the state party's platform convention in Lowell on Saturday.
The 67-year-old Newton resident is a former head of the Democratic National Committee. He was elected state Treasurer in 2010, his first elective office.
State Sen. Dan Wolf, of Harwich, announced his candidacy for governor on Wednesday. Two other Democrats, Donald Berwick of Newton, and Joseph Avellone of Wellesley, previously entered the race.
2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Charles Baker and former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown are among potential GOP candidates.
Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick is not seeking a third term.