ELECTION 2018

Keep up with local, regional and national coverage of the mid-term elections. Be sure to take a look at NEPR's Massachusetts General Election Voter Guide 2018.

Rafaelle Gonzalez in Springfield, Massachusetts, after voting in ward 1.
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Many reports came in of high voter turnout in Tuesday’s midterm elections, although the weather in New England has made voting a bit less convenient.

A polling place in Hadley, Massachusetts on Election Day, November 6, 2018.
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Get the latest on all the New England states' ballot measures and races for governor, Senate and House.

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A day ahead of the 2018 midterms, the Justice Department announced it will monitor nearly three dozen communities, including two Massachusetts cities, for compliance with federal voting rights laws on Election Day.

Secretary of State William Galvin on Monday projected at least 2.4 million voters in Massachusetts will cast a ballot in this year’s election.

Already, Galvin said 585,000 people took advantage of the state’s early voting period, which ran from Oct. 22 to Friday. Election Day is Tuesday.

There are currently 4,574,967 registered voters in Massachusetts, including those considered “inactive” because they haven’t voted in recent elections.

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