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Cook House Popular Vote Tracker

  • Democrats 34,986,008 (45.51%) | Republicans 39,680,145 (51.61%) | Other 2,213,406 (2.88%)

Winner

Sen. Ed Markey

2014 Winner

Sen. Ed Markey

Winning Percentage

62%

Incumbent

Sen. Ed Markey (D)

First Elected: 2013

Last General Election: 55%

Last Primary Election: 57%

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Candidates

  • Republicans

  • Brian Herr (R) (1)
    Hopkinton Selectman

2014 2nd Quarter Senate FEC Reports

Candidate Beginning 2nd Q Raised Cycle Raised Cycle Expen Cand Cont / Debt Cash on Hand
Edward Markey-D $1,673,646 $1,034,876 $12,257,212 $13,203,422 $0 / $0 $2,104,380
Brian Herr-R $10,711 $21,282 $50,907 $42,125 $3,100 / $3100 $8,782

Recent Polls

Public Policy Polling (D) (IVR)
October 30, 2014 - November 1, 2014
887 LV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 52%
Herr (R) 38%
   
Suffolk Univ./Boston Herald
October 27, 2014 - October 29, 2014
500 LV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 49%
Herr (R) 34%
   
MassINC Polling Group
October 22, 2014 - October 25, 2014
494 LV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 57%
Herr (R) 32%
   

Key Dates

Jun. 3, 2014 Filing Deadline
Sep. 9, 2014 Primary Election
Nov. 4, 2014 General Election

Population Breakdown


Population Breakdown

  • Non-Hispanic White
    76.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino
    9.6%
  • Black or African American
    6%
  • Asian
    5.3%
Source: U.S. Census 2010, Redistricting Summary File

Presidential Results


2012 Election Results

  • Barack Obama
    60.7%
    1,921,290
  • Mitt Romney
    37.5%
    1,188,314
Source: Cook Political Report/POLIDATA

2008 Election Results

  • Barack Obama
    61.8%
    1,904,097
  • John McCain
    36%
    1,108,854
Source: Cook Political Report/POLIDATA

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