An attack ad against a Connecticut state senate candidate is drawing criticism by those who say it’s anti-Semitic.

Massachusetts voters are souring on a ballot measure that would limit the numbers of patients assigned to nurses, according to a WBUR poll (topline results, crosstabs) out Wednesday that shows 58 percent of voters now plan to say “no” on Question 1.

The polling place at Falcetti Towers in Holyoke, Mass., saw light turnout on Sept. 26, 2017, for a preliminary election for mayor.
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Much attention (and confusion) in Massachusetts has centered around three statewide ballot questions. 

With a week to go until Election Day, a new Quinnipiac University poll says the race is “too-close-to-call.”

From left, NEPR's Kari Njiiri, Matt Wilder of the Yes on 3 campaign, and Andrew Beckwith of the No on 3 campaign.
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Massachusetts ballot Question 3, if passed, would keep in place a 2016 state law that protects transgender people from discrimination in restaurants, stores, movie theaters and other public spaces.