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Low Numbers Expected for Voter Turnout in Boston

The city of Boston is preparing for another U.S. Senate election on Tuesday, but in comparison to last November’s highly contested and anticipated Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown election, don’t expect long lines this time around. 

Given the Ed Markey vs. Gabriel Gomez U.S. Senate election’s mid-summer timeframe and lack of corresponding presidential election, voter turnout is expected to be lower than last fall, according to both Republicans and Democrats. 

“We’ve been in get out the vote mode for the last week, urging our supports to get out there and vote,” said Republican Party spokesperson Tim Buckley. “We’re anticipating low numbers, but we would hope for high turnout,” he said. 

Democrats said that with no other races on the ballot in most places, who comes to the polls depends most on the issues facing the Senate candidates.

“Most people are projecting that turnout will be down, and the real question is, who remembers to come and vote?” said Democratic Party Chairman John Walsh. “We’re doing a lot of work all across the state to get volunteers to knock on the doors of their neighbors,” he said.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 25, 2013 at 11:44 am

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Marathon Bombings: Important Phone Numbers, Websites

Boston Athletic Association Boston Marathon logo

In the wake of Monday’s marathon bombing, officials and organizations have started several hotlines, websites and other tools for the public. Here’s a collection of some of those outreach efforts.

If you know of any more, please add it to the comments section below.

Boston Police and FBI Tip Lines: 

1-800-494-TIPS

1-800-225-5324

Boston@ci.fbi.gov

Find a missing loved one, or report your location for your loved ones:

617-635-4500

Red Cross Safe and Well

Google People Finder

Offer a room/bed for displaced runners:

Find a place to stay

List a place to stay

South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 16, 2013 at 12:35 am

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