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Massachusetts Voters Head To The Polls49:01

Voters wait in line to vote at East Boston High School. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Voters wait in line to vote at East Boston High School. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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On this nail-biting election day, we check-in across New England with reporters and editors to hear how polling is going across the region.

We also talk to two historians about the context behind the day and the two parties, and we speak to a political analyst on what the votes might mean for the state Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker.

How are you feeling on election day? What brought you out to the polls? Was it a candidate or an issue?


Anthony Brooks, WBUR senior political reporter. He tweets @anthonygbrooks.

Trent Spiner, executive editor of the New Hampshire Union Leader. He tweets @trentspiner.

Fred Bever, reporter at Maine Public Broadcasting. He tweets @fredbever.

Heather Cox Richardson, professor of history at Boston College. She tweets @hc_richardson.

Alexander Keyssar, professor of history and social policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, which tweets @kennedy_school.

Zeninjor Emwemeka, WBUR reporter. She tweets @zeninjor.

Peter Ubertaccio, associate professor of political science and associate dean of interdisciplinary programs at Stonehill College. He tweets @professoru.

This segment aired on November 8, 2016.


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