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BOSTON (AP)– Democrat Joe Biden won Massachusetts, Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Markey was reelected for another six-year term and Democrat Jake Auchincloss was voted into the state’s open U.S. Home seat as voting concluded Tuesday.
Massachusetts residents faced a great deal of options: They voted to fill the open seat, authorized a statewide tally concern broadening the state’s “right to fix” law, weighed a second ballot question on ranked option ballot and decided whether to reelect some long time incumbents to Congress. A record number of citizens cast tallies early or by mail, changing the skin of Tuesday’s election.
Markey warded off an obstacle from Republican Kevin O’Connor, a lawyer from Dover who’s pitched himself as a candidate who might assist tidy home in Washington. The 74- year-old Markey has served for decades in Congress, initially in your home and later in the Senate.
Markey rebuffed a prominent main obstacle from Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in September.
In a live video address Tuesday night, Markey thanked his advocates and swore to fight for action around climate modification, racial justice and immigration reform. He credited the triumph in big part to young activists who have actually organized around pro