Senate Election Recap with UMass Poll Director Brian Schaffner

Democrat Edward Markey is now officially U.S. Senator-elect in Massachusetts. Markey defeated Republican Gabriel Gomez in yesterday’s special election with 55% of the vote. New England Public Radio’s Henry Epp spoke with Brian Schaffner, chair of the UMass Amherst political science department and director of the UMass Poll, who says the election results brought few surprises, as a low number of voters turned out to the polls.