Quitters Never Prosper

Now that former Massachusetts Governor William Weld has dropped out of the New York governor's race, it might be worth looking back at this Governing ...
by | June 6, 2006

Now that former Massachusetts Governor William Weld has dropped out of the New York governor's race, it might be worth looking back at this Governing feature about how Weld inaugurated a long line of GOP quitters in the Massachusetts Statehouse.

With Mitt Romney stepping down, Massachusetts now has had a run of four Republican governors, dating back to Weld, who failed to run out the full skein of two terms. No Massachusetts governor has pulled off that trick since...Democrat Michael Dukakis.