Chang-Díaz now counts support from 50 elected officials across the state.
Press ReleaseSonia Chang-Díaz releases Massachusetts Green New Deal platform to fight climate change, create tens of thousands of jobs
Sweeping platform commits to carbon-free electric grid and buildings, stopping new fossil fuel infrastructure, and electrified, fare-free public transit statewide.
New campaign brass hail from Democratic politics, advocacy organizations, and the Attorney General’s office.
Press ReleaseA dozen more Massachusetts officials back Sonia Chang-Díaz for Governor following Baker drop-out
New endorsers join state & national progressive groups, 25 other elected officials across the state in supporting Chang-Díaz.
People’s Action announced its endorsement of Sonia Chang-Díaz for Governor of Massachusetts. Chang-Díaz is running a movement politics, people-powered campaign and will work to advance the People’s Action People’s Platform once elected.
Press ReleaseSen. Chang-Díaz calls for “new chapter, with new leadership” as Baker says he won’t seek a third term
Massachusetts State Senator and candidate for Governor Sonia Chang-Díaz released the following statement in response to Governor Baker’s announcement that he would not seek a third term as Governor.
Press ReleaseSonia Chang-Díaz earns statewide endorsement from 15,000-member Neighbor to Neighbor MA
Neighbor to Neighbor is the first Massachusetts statewide organization to back a candidate for Governor in the 2022 race.
Chang-Díaz reaches 25 total endorsements from progressive leaders across the state.
Watch Sonia Chang-Díaz deliver remarks at the 2021 MassDems Platform Convention on September 25, 2021.
Chang-Díaz, the only office-holder in the Democratic race at the moment, has enjoyed the highest-profile success so far in attracting the support of movement progressives — including some of the same young political activists who helped key Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey's defeat of former Rep. Joe Kennedy III in a primary last year.
Press ReleaseSonia Chang-Díaz releases plan for quality, debt-free, universal public education from birth into adulthood
Educators, parents and policy experts herald platform as monumental step to close racial and economic disparities.
PlanCOVID-19 Response Priorities: Massachusetts Needs Consistent, Proactive Plan to Protect Public Health
The Delta variant is a public health risk all across our state, threatening lives and the hard-won progress we’ve made toward economic and social normalcy — yet the Baker-Polito Administration continues to hedge and pass the buck. It’s past time for a consistent, cohesive, proactive statewide response.
Chang-Díaz calls for immediate statewide action to protect kids & families.
Sonia Chang-Díaz released the following statement today in response to the bombshell Boston Globe Spotlight investigation that details life-threatening abuse of power and deceit at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center.
State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz has lined up a dozen key endorsements from progressives on Beacon Hill and local city politics in her bid to become the next governor, her campaign announced.
A call for a more aggressive approach to everything from climate change to education funding seems likely to frame the liberal Jamaica Plain state senator’s campaign for governor, which she launched last week with a three-minute video describing her as a fighter willing to take on the status quo.
State Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz declared her candidacy for Governor of Massachusetts on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Sonia started her run with a full schedule of stops across Massachusetts, culminating in a campaign kick-off with supporters on Wednesday afternoon. Watch Sonia’s remarks from the campaign kick-off here.
Chang-Díaz calls for end to Beacon Hill delays, new urgency for working families.
NewsState Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz, veteran progressive lawmaker, launches bid for Massachusetts governor
A favorite among young activists, the 43-year-old is staking a firm claim on the primary's progressive lane. Now in her seventh term representing a swath of Boston, the former teacher and first Latina elected to the state Senate has spent her years on Beacon Hill focused on education and criminal justice reform.