Massachusetts’ House races leave little to the imagination. Republicans haven’t won a House race in the Bay State since 1994, and the maps Democratic legislators have passed have virtually ensured it remains that way.

Not only do all nine seats sit in the Solid Democrat column, but all nine incumbents have all announced their intentions to run for reelection in 2024. It would be a surprise if any of them faced serious primary competition, with the possible exception of 1st District Rep. Richard Neal. Though Neal remains on strong footing, some local progressives remain interested in challenging the 74-year-old after giving him a scare in 2020.

MA-01: Richard Neal (D) - West: Springfield, the Berkshires Solid Democrat. Progressives have had their eye on Neal for years, given that the Ways and Means Committee ranking member and 18-termer isn’t exactly an agitator for radical change. In 2020, he faced the toughest electoral test of his career, drawing a primary challenge from 31-year-old Holyoke Mayor and University of Massachusetts Amherst adjunct instructor Alex Morse. Backed by a myriad of left-wing organizations,

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