Attorney General Martha Coakley is the front-runner in the race for governor according to a new poll.  The UMass Amherst survey gives Coakley the lead over Democratic primary opponents and a potential general election opponent,

Republican Charlie Baker.  "The Boston Globe" also reports that in total, there are five Democrats, two Republicans, three independents and a Libertarian running.

The poll of 500 registered voters was conducted by YouGov America and has a margin of error of plus or minus five-point-nine percent.