Sounds from the Polls

Voters took to the polls today, casting their ballot for governor and deciding “yes” or “no” on four important questions regarding the gas tax, the bottle bill, casinos in Massachusetts, and employee earned sick time.

Analysis: ‘Power Players’ Donated $20m to Fuel Campaigns

Since 2011, a staggering $20 million has been dumped into the campaign war chests of a slew of Massachusetts candidates and political action committees or super PACs, by an elite set of corporate and cultural Bay State power brokers, a new analysis of campaign finance data by Boston University journalism students has found.

Markey vs. Who?

Little-known Republican selectman, Brian Herr from Hopkinton, Mass., is challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Ed Markey.

Map: Where to Vote

Looking for your polling place? Here’s a map of select locations where ballots will be cast in the Boston area today.

A Viewer’s Guide to Election Night

The fate of endangered Democrats, vulnerable Republicans and control of the Senate will be decided in a matter of hours as voters across the country head to the polls to chart the direction of the country.

7 Things that Will Almost Definitely Happen

Happy Election Day, America. Things have changed since the last time everyone went to the polls. Then, Barack Obama was re-elected to a second four-year term. Now, he’s been largely been benched.


Interactive Timeline: Learn more about Seth Moulton, the Democratic candidate for the 6th District.


Interactive Timeline: Learn more about the GOP candidate for the 6th District.


Interactive Timeline: Learn more about Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate for governor.