MA-Senate Class I Seat

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2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Massachusetts's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Scott Brown, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent Scott Brown
Incumbent running? Yes
Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent.
Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat
Cook Political Report Race Classification Toss Up

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Scott Brown Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 1, 2011
Alan Khazei Democratic Out of race Source October 26, 2011 Ran in 2010; lost Dem primary. City Year co-founder.
Elizabeth Warren Democratic Confirmed candidate Source August 19, 2011
Tom Conroy Democratic Out of race Source December 12, 2011 Mass. state rep.
Deval Patrick Democratic Out of race Source August 1, 2011 Mass. gov.
Barney Frank Democratic Out of race Source February 3, 2011 Disavowed run.
Setti Warren Democratic Out of race Source October 7, 2011 Newton, Mass. mayor.
Robert Massie Democratic Out of race Source October 7, 2011
Marisa DeFranco Democratic Confirmed candidate Source June 2, 2011
Jim Coyne King Democratic Out of race Source March 21, 2011 Endorsed Elizabeth Warren.
Herb Robinson Democratic Out of race Source December 15, 2011

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
TBD TBD

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Edward Kennedy

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Edward Kennedy Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Kenneth Chase Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Edward Kennedy, Kenneth Chase
General election winner: Edward Kennedy

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "MA-Sen" (link)

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On Jan. 19th, Republican state Sen. Scott Brown defeated Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley in a special election to fill the Senate seat once held by Ted Kennedy. Brown will be sworn into the U.S. Senate on Feb. 4.

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