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Sen. Ed Markey

Sen. Ed Markey (D)

First Elected: 2013

Last General Election: 55%

Last Primary Election: 57%

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation;
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations;
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works;
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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Candidates

  • Republicans

  • Frank Addivinola (R) (1)
    '13 MA-05 nom.
  • Brian Kerr (R) (1)
    Hopkinton Selectman
  • Rick Green (R) (3)
    bman
  • Sheila Harrington (R) (3)
    st. Rep.
  • Bob Hedlund (R) (3)
    st. Sen.
  • Tom Hodgson (R) (3)
    Bristol Cty. Sheriff
  • Michael Sullivan (R) (3)
    frmr. U.S. Atty., '13 Sen. cand.
  • Daniel Winslow (R) (3)
    st. Rep., '13 Sen. cand.

2013 4th Quarter Senate FEC Reports

Candidate Beginning 4th Q Raised Cycle Raised Cycle Expen Cand Cont / Debt Cash on Hand
Edward Markey-D $756,676 $854,810 $10,634,082 $12,273,350 $0 / $0 $1,411,320

Recent Polls

Public Policy Polling (D) (IVR)
September 20, 2013 - September 23, 2013
616 RV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 46%
Brown (R) 45%
   
Markey (D) 53%
Gomez (R) 35%
   
Markey (D) 54%
Tisei (R) 27%
   
Markey (D) 47%
Weld (R) 41%
   
MassINC Polling Group
July 17, 2013 - July 20, 2013
419 RV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 43%
Brown (R) 38%
   
Suffolk Univ.
June 19, 2013 - June 22, 2013
500 LV
Opponents %
Markey (D) 52%
Gomez (R) 42%
   

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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    Updated 08:00 AM, Apr 18
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    Updated 04:04 PM, Feb 13
  • 2014 Battleground Chart
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