Yesterday was a spectacular day for Massachusetts — we made history with our election of Deval Patrick, the first African-American Governor of Massachusetts. Woohoo! I'm impressed with his open-minded, bipartisan approach toward reaching to both sides of the political aisles and other minority groups. I'm glad to hear that he advocates working with businesses as well to solve problems and work toward common goals, and is interested in growing new industries particularly biotech and green technologies. I credit Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate (in the primaries) Chris Gabrielli for getting the message about investing in innovation and green businesses through his ads. I think that Grace Ross of the Green-Rainbow Party made excellent points and is a very bright candidate — i think she really helped make the message much clearer on how Republicans advocate lowering income taxes but at the expense of increasing other types of taxes like property taxes and other fees.
Democrats also gained majority control of the House of Reps and took back most of the seats in Senate.