Stephanie Ebbert

Stephanie Ebbert has been a Boston Globe reporter since 1997, covering local news and state politics and documenting some of the most closely watched campaigns in the country, including those of US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, she shifted her focus to gender issues, documenting women’s political engagement and tracking their status in society, in politics, and in the workplace. A native of Shillington, Pennsylvania, Stephanie graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in English/Journalism. She previously worked for the Reading Eagle-Times, the Harrisburg Patriot-News, and Prevention magazine.

Latest stories

Ousted conservative says he wasn’t motivated by hate

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State Representative James J. Lyons Jr., a four-term Republican legislator from Andover, became Massachusetts liberals’ favorite villain this election cycle.

‘Just the beginning’: Women shattered records on Election Night

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Women dominated the midterm elections, with a record number of them running, and a sizable share of them winning.

Voters overwhelmingly support Question 3 on transgender rights

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Mass. residents rejected an effort to roll back the state’s 2016 law guaranteeing access to places of public accommodation for transgender people.

Is this ‘the greatest political ad evah’?

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A quintessentially Boston ad, produced pro bono by a local ad agency, employed a tough townie to advocate for transgender rights in Tuesday’s election.