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UPDATED Election Day 2014: Live Coverage

UPDATE (9am): Around 8:15am, Martha Coakley conceded to Scott Brown.

UPDATE (1:15am): CNN projects Charlie Baker (R) will win the Massachusetts’ governor’s race with 48% of the vote, defeating Martha Coakley (D) with 47%.

Coakley is reportedly not conceding tonight.

Even Falchuk, running for governor as an independent, managed to get 3.3% of the vote, thus officially making the United Independent Party official in Massachusetts. Look for primaries featuring the UIP in 2016.

UPDATE: According to WBZ, Question 1 has passed, repealing the law that hikes gas taxes at the rate of inflation.

UPDATE: CNN has predicted that Bill Keating (D) will win re-election as State Representative in Massachusetts’ 9th District.

As of 11:04pm, it is predicted that Massachusetts will send only Democrats to the House this term.

UPDATE: The Boston Globe reports that Question 4 has passed, requiring employers to give employees paid sick leave.

UPDATE: CBS has reported that Mass voters have voted NO on Question 3, allowing Massachusetts to keep casinos open and leave gambling laws unchanged.

UPDATE: Question 2 has been rejected by Mass. voters, according to The “Bottle Bill” will not be expanded and recycling laws and procedures will remain the same.

UPDATE: Running unopposed, Emmanuel Alumni Marian T. Ryan is re-elected as DA of Middlesex County.

UPDATE: CNN projects that Seth Moulton (D) will win the House seat in the District 6 defeating incumbent Richard Tisei (R).

UPDATE: CNN has named incumbent Niki Tsongas (D) as the projected winner of the District 3 House seat.

UPDATE: 6 out of the 9 candidates for the House of Representatives have no major-party opponent, and are automatically projected winners. They are as follows:

District 1: Richard Neal (D)
District 2: Jim McGovern (D)
District 4: Joe Kennedy (D)
District 5: Katherine Clark (D)
District 7: Mike Capuano (D)
District 8: Stephan Lynch (D)

UPDATE: CNN, NBC, and Fox News have all projected that incumbent Ed Markey (D) is the projected winner of the Massachusetts Senate seat, pulling ahead of Brian Herr (R).

Emmanuel’s Intro. to Journalism students are also covering the election. Check out their coverage by following the hashtag #ECVOTE. Get more up to the minute results by following The Hub on Twitter.

It’s that time of year again! You might have guessed it from the constant stream of ads on TV, but it’s Election Day in Massachusetts. Our writers here at The Hub will be providing live coverage all day and night, giving EC results as soon as we know them.

Where to Vote:
Simmons College
2 Avenue Louis Pasteur Dr
Lefavour Hall and Beatley Library
Kotzen Meeting Center and Terrace
Rooms L-001 and L-002

Political Forum is hosting Pizza and Politics tonight in the Fenway Room from 7pm-12am to watch election coverage live and eat pizza (yum!).

Paige Kennery is the Executive Managing Editor for The Hub. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @PaigeKennery.

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