District attorneys make life-changing decisions for thousands of people here in Massachusetts every day.

Worcester County

Population:830,662

District Attorney

District Attorney Joe Early was elected in 2006 after beating one Democratic primary challenger.

Joe Early

Joseph D. Early, Jr. (D)

DA Election History & Turnout

2010 Primary

No Contest

2010 General

 31% left DA field blank;

54% overall voter turnout

2014 Primary

No Contest

2014 Primary

No Contest

2018 Primary

No Contest

2018 General

  • Joseph D. Early, Jr. won 69% of the vote and challenger Blake J. Rubin 31%
  • 7% of voters left the DA field blank