MA-05: Results Thread -- Tsongas Wins
by Todd Beeton, Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 04:36:02 PM EDT
Polls closed at 8pm ET and results can be found HERE as they come in.
In less than stellar anecdotal news, Blue Mass Group reported light turnout in Democratic areas and "brisk" turnout in Republican areas.
Right now, with 3% reporting, Tsongas is ahead 59%-38%
Update [2007-10-16 20:59:8 by Todd Beeton]:BlueMassGroup is reporting quite a tight race (caveat: not sure of BMG's source):
With 137 of 196 precincts:
If my math is correct, that's 51.4 to 48.6 with 70% reporting. Not good.
Update [2007-10-16 21:8:11 by Todd Beeton]: %'s holding steady with 75% reporting (per BMG.)
Update [2007-10-16 23:1:51 by Jonathan Singer]: The Associated Press has called the race, with Tsongas leading 51 percent to 46 percent with 86 percent of precincts reporting.
Update [2007-10-16 23:7:19 by Jonathan Singer]:The Lowell Sun has the final margin at 51 percent to 45 percent with every precint in.