Maura Healey

Democrat Maura Healey Wins Attorney General’s Race

Democrat Maura Healey has won the race for Massachusetts attorney general, topping Republican John Miller to become the nation’s first openly gay candidate elected to the top law enforcement job.

11/04/2014

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Mass. Voters Back Paid Sick Time Mandate

Voters have approved a ballot question that supporters say will give Massachusetts the nation’s strongest requirement for providing paid sick time to workers.

11/04/2014

Buddy Cianci. (WBZ-TV)

Cianci Loses To Elorza In Providence Mayor’s Race

Former Providence mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci has lost his comeback bid to Democrat Jorge Elorza.

11/04/2014

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Mass. Voters Reject Measure To Expand Bottle Deposit Law

Massachusetts voters have turned down a proposal calling for the first expansion of the state’s bottle-deposit law since it took effect more than three decades ago.

11/04/2014

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (WBZ-TV)

Shaheen Defeats Scott Brown, Keeps US Senate Seat

New Hampshire’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has defeated Republican challenger Scott Brown to win a second term and block his return to Washington from a second state.

11/04/2014

Maggie Hassan. (Credit: Maggie Hassan Website)

Hassan Tops Havenstein To Win 2nd Term As NH Governor

Democratic New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has defeated Republican businessman Walt Havenstein to win a second term.

11/04/2014

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Election Investigator Assaulted In New Hampshire

An assistant state attorney general says one of the office’s investigators was assaulted when he was looking into a voter challenge in Newmarket.

11/04/2014

Senator Ed Markey (WBZ-TV)

Democratic US Sen. Edward Markey Wins Re-Election

Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.

11/04/2014

A voter enters the voting booth at Bishop Leo E. O'Neil Youth Center November 4, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

NH Secretary Of State: Voters Could Break Midterm Turnout Record

Secretary of State Bill Gardner says data from polling places shows that the state could see “the highest number of voters in a midterm election.”

11/04/2014

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Keller @ Large: Don’t Be Part Of The Problem – Vote

It’s a beautiful day out there, perfect for dropping by your local polling place to cast your vote.

11/04/2014

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