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.
Here are some of the highlights for Tuesday’s elections.