Four years after coming up short in his quest for the top statewide office in Massachusetts, Republican Charlie Baker declared victory early Wednesday morning in his race for governor, though Democrat Martha Coakley had not yet conceded the race.
While Massachusetts voters rejected a repeal of the state’s casino law, there were three other questions on the ballot.
A look at results from some of the top election contests around Massachusetts and New England.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is waiting, like the rest of the state, for the outcome of Tuesday’s voting. So, what does a soon-to-be ex-governor do on Election Day?
Springfield’s election commissioner credits the casino ballot question with bringing out an estimated 40 percent of registered voters.
Voters throughout the region have been heading to the polls all day, with a few hours to go before results start to come in.
A look at some of the top Election Day contests around Massachusetts and New England, as we wait for the polls to close. At 8 p.m., New England Public Radio brings you live special coverage of the results.
Tuesday is election day, but for many on the ballot, the outcome has been known for months.
With the latest polls showing more voters favor supporting Massachusetts’ casino law than repealing it, New England Public Radio asked people in downtown Springfield how they will vote.
We check-in with reporters from Connecticut and Vermont for the latest on those state’s gubernatorial elections.
There are more than 4.3 million Massachusetts voters eligible to help decide Tuesday whether to make Martha Coakley the first woman elected governor and keep Democrats in control of the executive branch, or return Charlie Baker to state government and let a Republican again serve as a check and balance on the Democrat-controlled Legislature.
Massachusetts casinos could draw gamblers away from tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut.
Just three days before the election, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti has dropped out of the race for governor.
Gambling supporters say a new casino in Springfield will spur economic development. Opponents say the economic promises have been oversold, and the social harms are too high. Question 3 on Tuesday’s ballot proposes to repeal the Massachusetts casino law.
Baystate Medical Center in Springfield is among the hospitals designated to treat patients who test positive for Ebola.