Ed Markey Wins Senate Special Election in Massachusetts

Democrat Rep. Edward Markey was elected Tuesday to fill the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry‘s appointment as Secretary of State. Markey got 55 percent of the vote to 45 percent for Republican newcomer Gabriel Gomez. The Massachusetts election had been viewed as a bellwether for next year’s mid-term elections.  In January 2010, Republican Scott Brown‘s upset victory in the state’s special election to fill late Sen. Ted Kennedy‘s seat […]