UPDATE: Democrat Elizabeth Warren wins re-election to U.S. Senate from Massachusetts, AP reports.
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, weighing a possible White House run, is hoping to defeat two challengers in a state election that will also decide a slew of congressional races, a gubernatorial contest and whether Massachusetts should keep protections for transgender people.
Topping Tuesday’s ballot is the Senate race. Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl and independent candidate Shiva Ayyadurai are hoping to deny Warren a second six-year term.
If Warren wins, attention will quickly turn to the 2020 election. Warren has promised to take “a hard look” at a presidential run.
In the race for governor, Democrat Jay Gonzalez is trying to topple Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who remains popular in Massachusetts and has maintained a lopsided fundraising edge. – READ MORE