Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth - Elections Division
|2010 Massachusetts Special Election Results
Local Filing Deadline: 10/20/09, Filing Deadline: 11/3/09, Withdrawal Deadline: 11/6/09, Primary: 12/8/09, Special Election: 1/19/10
Last Updated: January 19, 2010
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|Senator, 69.5% in '06, 10th term, Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy (D) died 8/26/09, Paul G. Kirk, Jr. (D) not running in special election in 2010, next election in 2012,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Lean Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Republican,
|Att. Gen. Martha Coakley (D) 47.1%,
||St. Sen. Scott P. Brown (R) 51.9%,
||computer technician Joseph L. "Joe" Kennedy (L) 1.0%,|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Massachusetts Political Parties: