Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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Massachusetts Senate Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Massachusetts Senate Election 2014 - Ed Markey vs. Brian Herr
Democrat
Ed Markey
Incumbent
Republican
Brian Herr
Nominee
Incumbent: Democrat Ed Markey was first elected in 2013 to serve the remainder of former Senator John Kerry's term.  Markey is seeking election to a first full term in 2014.  He faced no primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Brian Herr - Hopkinton Selectman  
Democrats
  • Ed Markey - Incumbent  
Others
  • Bruce Skarin (Independent)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Ed Markey by 18.7%
FirmDatesMarkeyHerr
Public Policy Polling (D)10/30 - 11/15238
Western NE University10/21 - 10/305434
Suffolk/Boston Herald10/27 - 10/294934
UMass Amherst/WBZ10/20 - 10/275337
WBUR/MassINC10/22 - 10/255732
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/235432
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
September 18, 2014Markey +22.5Solid DEM Hold
Preliminary-----Solid DEM Hold

Election Timeline

Massachusetts Polling Hours*
Time Zone
Eastern
Polls Open
7:00AM Local time
Polls Close
8:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
June 3, 2014
Primary Election
September 9, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
* Local municipalities may open polling places as early as 5:45AM.
Election Results
Massachusetts Senate
Ed Markey  62.0
Brian Herr  38.0
Called: Markey +24.0
Election Projection
Massachusetts Senate
Ed Markey-inc  +18.7
Solid DEM Hold
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