In Full transparency, the following is a press release from the Palfrey campaign
BOSTON – Today, August 30, former Assistant Attorney General Quentin Palfrey is suspending his
campaign for Attorney General and endorsing Andrea Campbell for Attorney General.
“I am pleased to endorse Andrea today to be our next Attorney General. Andrea’s lived
experience has shaped her in ways that allow her to connect with families across our
Commonwealth. Her devotion to public service is admirable. She will continue the legacy of
Maura Healey and be a fighter for justice for all,” said Palfrey.
Palfrey joins current Attorney General Maura Healey, former AGs Scott Harshbarger, Martha
Coakley, Jim Shannon and Frank Bellotti, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley and Katherine
Clark, Senator Ed Markey, and Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund in endorsing Campbell for
“Maura Healey knows better than anyone what it takes to succeed in the Attorney General’s
office. As a former Assistant Attorney General, I am confident that Andrea has the experience to
succeed on day one. I know she will be an AG who shows up, listens to our community, and
does everything she can to protect and advocate for the people of Massachusetts.”
Palfrey served in senior roles in both the Obama and Biden administrations. Palfrey has a
career-long commitment to fighting voter suppression that led to his founding of the Voter
Protection Corps in 2019. He was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor in 2018.