The city as a whole went heavily Democratic in statewide races. In fact, all of the state's largest cities went for Coakley, if not all at the same 66-30 margin Boston gave her. But that wasn't enough to overcome Baker's wins across the suburbs and exurbs between 128 and I-91.
Carlo Basile beat Celeste Ribeiro Myers to retain his state rep's seat in East Boston.
Up on the North Shore, Seth Moulton won the 6th District congressional seat. State House News Service quotes him:
We can expand the Blue Line to Lynn.