Senate election in Massachusetts results

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has not yet officially declared the results of the January 19th special election for Senator.

It turns out the best web campaign won.

Here are the results as reported in the Boston Globe, which has a neat map and town-by-town table here.

Scott Brown (Republican) 1,168,107 votes (52%)
Martha Coakley (Democrat) 1,058,682 votes (48%)
Joe Kennedy (Libertarian) 22,237 votes (1%)

Turnout was 54%. The swing to the Republicans was 21.75% (that's very big).

This compares with the late Edward Kennedy's two previous victories as the Democratic party candidate in 2006 and 2000.

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