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.
Voters have approved a ballot question that supporters say will give Massachusetts the nation’s strongest requirement for providing paid sick time to workers.
Former Providence mayor and two-time felon Buddy Cianci has lost his comeback bid to Democrat Jorge Elorza.
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.
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.
Democratic New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has defeated Republican businessman Walt Havenstein to win a second term.
An assistant state attorney general says one of the office’s investigators was assaulted when he was looking into a voter challenge in Newmarket.
Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.
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.”
It’s a beautiful day out there, perfect for dropping by your local polling place to cast your vote.