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{{Maelecbanner14}}{{MaUSsen2014toc}}{{tnr}}Voters in [[Massachusetts]] '''will elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2014|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|election on November 4, 2014]].
 
{{Maelecbanner14}}{{MaUSsen2014toc}}{{tnr}}Voters in [[Massachusetts]] '''will elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2014|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|election on November 4, 2014]].
  
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The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by [[Ed Markey]] (D). Markey was first elected in a [[United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 2013|special election]] on June 25, 2013. The election was held to replace [[John Kerry]], who was appointed to the position of Secretary of State.
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|Incumbent=The election is being held to fill the Class 2 Senate seat held by [[Ed Markey]] (D). Markey was first elected in a [[United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 2013|special election]] on June 25, 2013. The election was held to replace [[John Kerry]], who was appointed to the position of Secretary of State.
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Revision as of 22:02, 20 December 2013



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2014 U.S. Senate Elections in Massachusetts

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Pending
Incumbent prior to election:
Ed Markey Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. House Elections

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Voters in Massachusetts will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
May 6, 2014
September 9, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Massachusetts has a mostly closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party. In Massachusetts, however, independent voters may select which party's primary to vote in.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Massachusetts elections, 2014

Incumbent: The election is being held to fill the Class 2 Senate seat held by Ed Markey (D). Markey was first elected in a special election on June 25, 2013. The election was held to replace John Kerry, who was appointed to the position of Secretary of State.

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Race background

Reports circulated in September 2013 that Gomez was mulling a re-match against Ed Markey (D) in 2014.[1] Gomez lost to Markey by 10 points in the special election for the vacant Senate seat in 2013.[1]

Election history

2013

See also: United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 2013

On June 25, 2013, Ed Markey won election to the United States Senate seat vacated by John Kerry, after his confirmation by the U.S. Senate to the position of Secretary of State.[2][3] He defeated Gabriel Gomez and Richard Heos in the general election.

2012

On November 6, 2012, Elizabeth Warren won election to the United States Senate. She defeated incumbent Scott Brown and Bill Cimbrelo in the general election.

U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Warren 53.3% 1,696,346
     Republican Scott Brown Incumbent 45.8% 1,458,048
     N/A All Others 0.1% 2,159
     N/A Blank Votes 0.9% 27,643
Total Votes 3,184,196
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2008

On November 4, 2008, John Kerry won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jeffrey Beatty and Robert Underwood in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate General Election, Massachusetts, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kerry Incumbent 65.9% 1,971,974
     Republican Jeffrey Beatty 31% 926,044
     Libertarian Robert Underwood 3.1% 93,713
Total Votes 2,991,731

See also

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