ELECTIONS

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This year’s race for governor saw candidates spending a lot of money for each vote cast. Democrat Ned Lamont outspent his Republican opponent nearly two to one.

A voting sign.
Keith Ivey / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/kcivey

Turnout is notoriously low in some of the region's big cities. But if you mix Census age data with turnout numbers, there are a couple surprises.

Elections are a target environment for hackers. Voting systems in 21 states were targeted ahead of the 2016 election. Most of those attacks were unsuccessful, but the efforts continue ahead of the midterms, intelligence officials say.

An early voting sign in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

Early voting has been underway in Massachusetts for the past week. Several local officials who oversee the process in the western part of the state said they're seeing a positive response.

Voting in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Robin Lubbock / WBUR

The state of New Hampshire is indicting a couple for knowingly voting in more than one state in the 2016 presidential election.

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