The Globe reports Baker is telling friends he'll hang it up next year.
So that means Massachusetts voters could get a choice between somebody endorsed by the Insurrectionist in Chief and whomever Democrats pick. Unless Karyn Polito decides to give it a go and can win in a primary run by the party officially headed by a homophobe who loves the former guy.
Karyn Polito won't be running, either, at least not for lieutenant governor:
After several months of discussion with our families, we have decided not to seek re-election in 2022. This was an extremely difficult decision for us. We love the work, and we especially respect and admire the people of this wonderful Commonwealth. Serving as Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts has been the most challenging and fulfilling jobs we’ve ever had. We will forever be grateful to the people of this state for giving us this great honor.