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Endorsements by the Globe’s editorial board

Republican primary: Charlie Baker for governor

Aug. 30: The Globe's editorial board endorsed gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker in the Republican primary. "Purely as a managerial corrective to the administrative lapses of the last two years under Governor Patrick, Baker would be a compelling choice for voters across the political spectrum," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

Democratic primary: Steve Grossman for governor

Aug. 31: The Globe's editorial board endorsed gubernatorial hopeful Steve Grossman in the Democratic primary. "More than either of his rivals, he puts competitiveness and economic growth at the top of his agenda, and backs them up with a CEO's eye for seizing opportunities," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

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Democratic primary: Maura Healey for attorney general

Sept. 1: The Globe's editorial board endorsed Maura Healey in the Democratic primary for attorney general. "Healey's clearer focus on the core responsibilities of the office, coupled with her evident tenacity and discerning legal mind, make her the superior choice," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

Democratic primary: Tom Conroy for treasurer

Sept. 1: The Globe's editorial board endorsed Tom Conroy in the Democratic primary for treasurer. "It's Conroy who shows the most fluency in, and enthusiasm for, the gory details of the treasurer's job," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

Democratic primary: Seth Moulton for Congress

Sept. 2: The Globe's editorial board endorsed Seth Moulton in the Democratice primary in the Sixth District race for US House of Representatives. "Moulton, a 35-year-old Iraq war veteran and transportation specialist, offers the best chance for effectiveness and influence in Washington," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

Democratic primary: Marian Ryan for Middlesex DA

Sept. 3: The Globe's editorial board endorsed Marian Ryan in the Democratic primary for Middlesex district attorney. "Ryan should be given the opportunity to show that she can be the DA that her admirers envisioned," the board writes. Read the endorsement .

Democratic primary: Leland Cheug for lieutenant governor

Sept. 4: The Globe's editorial board endorsed Leland Cheung in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Cheung "is the strongest candidate by dint of his determination to reject the past uses of the job as a political liaison with strong links to patronage," the board writes. Read the endorsement. Read the endorsement .

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