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Jesus now because it's a big day there as they -- for a new senator.
Democratic congressman Edward Markey is facing off against Republican Gabriel Gomez.
The races to fill that seat that was vacated by the now secretary of state.
John Kerry's so my line is in -- Massachusetts today.
So where are the candidates -- final hours and that hasn't look at up there.
Hey good morning mark little as -- expect they're casting their ballots this morning -- they're making that final push to the voters all that despite the fact that we're expecting.
A low turnout today here in Massachusetts possibly an historic low as far as this the race is concerned.
Republican general Gomez -- businessman a former navy seal.
Is casting his -- this morning from -- -- the political novice who sought to distance himself throughout this race from the national GOP largely because this is.
A very blue blue state where Democrats outnumber Republicans three to one.
Made his first appearance of the campaign with former senator Scott Brown last night holding a big rally perhaps trying to.
Rally the base -- recreate a little bit of that magic that we saw from Brown's upset win more than three years ago meanwhile representative Ed Markey also out on the trail.
-- over the course of recent weeks doing a lot of handshaking in about some big guns.
Along the course of this campaign President Obama also former President Clinton he has consistently tried to paint Gomez.
It's just too conservative for the state of Massachusetts an out of state and out of touch with the voters here.
And those essentially tried to do the same thing with Markey arguing that he spent a little too much time in Washington.
And he was first elected to the US House of Representatives in 1976.
And he has spent more than three decades of course and com.
Her -- -- happy -- has as so why -- the low turnout wise as predicted to be so low today.
Right this experience state William Galvin -- weighed in on this one he says essentially that they're seeing not as many absentee requests.
I'm not as many requests on the website as far as we're pulling.
Places are concerned any belief that there simply -- been as much interest in the race there hasn't in previous campaigns.
The prediction is that there will be about one point six million voters hitting the polls today that compared to the race the -- one about little more than three years ago when.
To -- a quarter million went to the polls but we think it's all of the voters yeah Marty we'll see thank you so much miles say -- --
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