Wednesday Open Thread


Filed Under Congress on Jun 26 

The result of the Massachusetts Senate election concluded in less than favorable results. Democrat Edward Markey won the election against Republican opponent Gabriel Gomez. This was one of the few important elections this year. Markey will take the Senate seat of former Senator John Kerry who left his seat to become Secretary of State.

As a result of this election, Democrats have a 55-46 majority over Republicans in the Senate. Markey will only be in the Senate seat for a year and a half which is the remainder of John Kerry’s term.