Boston (CNN) - Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley sounded confident as she voted Tuesday morning in a special election to fill the final three years of the term of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Speaking to reporters after she cast her ballot at an elementary school in Medford, Massachusetts, near her home, Coakley was optimistic that she would win, saying "we've been working every day."
Coakley, the state's attorney general, is battling Republican state Sen. Scott Brown. A new poll released Monday afternoon indicated that Brown had a 7-point edge over Coakley, with 2 percent backing Joseph Kennedy, a third party candidate who is not related to the late senator. Other recent partisan and non-partisan surveys suggested the race was a dead heat.
Brown votes later Tuesday morning at an elementary school in Wrentham, Massachusetts.
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Go Coakley and Mass voters! Please choose wisely to continue the positive works of Sen. Kennedy with Martha Coakley.
How could any decent person even consider Brown's chauvanistic nonsense, agreeing to shove a "curling iron" up his opponent's orifice? Really? Unbelievable and just gross.
Go, Brown, Go!!!
If she's wrong, she can change her name to Martha CHOKELY.
If it's an legal election she will lose, but everyone knows how the dems vote early and vote often..........
Massachusetts will do the right thing today and put Brown in the senate to stop the madness in the White House.
Odumbo has done a great thing for real Americans, He awoke us and we are coming to clean out the senate and all off congress.
2010/2012 REAL Change is coming
Ahh, must mean ACORN showed up in full force.
I'm a Democrat and how you got the nod to run for the senate is beyond me. you thought you had it in the bag so you laid around like you had nothing to prove. you should be ashamed. IF you win and that is a BIG IF, is that how you will conduct business in Washington? With the mess this country is in we need people that will work for the people. Which means you can't take a vacation. Several news outlets have reported how you "took a break" over the holidays and didn't bother to campaign. What were you thinking? You sound like a Democratic sarah " you betcha" palin. We don't need that . IDIOT!!!!!
soon America will be back in the hands of the people and not run by Dem Crooks
"... other ... surveys suggested the race was a dead heat." Don't you mean one of 10 other surveys? The only thing 'left' to do is keep scammin' for your girl.
If she is truly confident, it just shows how out of touch with reality that she is. History will be made in Massachusetts today.
At least she'll get one vote.
She is smug and arrogant. Can't wait till she makes her concession speech tonight. At which time, Kirk will no longer be allowed to vote in the Senate.
So was Napoleon at Waterloo...
Coakely is going to lose, big time! Massachusetts and the rest of America are fed up with the liberal elites in Washington. We don't want your Socilalist agenda - big government, high taxes and obscene deficits.
We want a better future, we want freedom and liberty. And the elections in Virginia, New Jersey and now Massachusetts are testaments to that.
Go Scott go!
Poor Martha – still doesn't get it.
Working every day Coakley? You mean going on vacation for 10 days and jetting of to a glitzy $10,000 a plate fundraiser sponsored by heathcare and lobbyist special interests? (you know, where her goon knocked a reporter to the ground because he didn't ask her a scripted question). Coakley will be nothing but a rubber stamp for whatever Ozero and Reid want. People are fed up with the spending backroom deals and payoffs. GO SCOTT BROWN!!!!!
It is all about turn-out. If that is the case, I get difficulty to see how can Brown pull it out in a heavily DEM Massachusetts.
I just hope she is because that way I could see the shock look on her face when she gets her ass kicked today and gives her concession speech after that!
looser....boy is she a poor pick...
I wonder is Marcia had the good sense to vote for herself?
She'll get at least 1 vote now.
Coakley is very clearly out of touch and has no clue. It's a shame that the Democrats didn't seek a worth successor to Ted Kennedy rather than someone who would simply rubber stamp their partisan agenda.
goin down baby!
Will Brown do anything for MA? Do you think the GOP has any symnpathy for Americans other than as voters? Think again. Their agenda is to keep us in the past, in a state of war. I hope he does get elected so people in MA can see GOP in action once more. They helped us so much during the Bush years. Good luck with that.
I hope she wins! Healthcare is at stake here. Remember the legacy of Ted Kennedy!