Tisei, Moulton cast ballots as 6th Congressional race nears close

Tisei, Moulton cast ballots as 6th Congressional race nears close


DAY ALL DAY LONG.
I’M JIM LOKAY, WCVB,NEWSCENTER
5.
THANKS FOR THAT.
ALSO A HOT RACE FOR THE 6TH
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN
MASSACHUSETTS.
OUR TODD KAZAKIEWICH IS LIVE IN
BURLINGTON WHERE EVERYONE’S
EYES ARE ON THE SHOWDOWN AT THE
POLLS THERE.
NO SCHOOL HERE IN BURLINGTON
AND THE PRECINCTS VOTE HERE IN
THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM.
TURNOUT HAS BEEN HIGH DUE TO
THE TIGHT RACE FOR CONGRESS IN
THE DISTRICT.
I’M GOOD, HOW ARE YOU?
IN THE 6TH CONGRESSIONAL
DISTRICT, SETH BOLTEN WAS THE
FIRST TO CAPTURE HIS BALLOT.
VOTING BEFORE HEADING OUT TO
VOTERS AT THIS POLLING PLACE
AND THIS THROUGHOUT THE
DISTRICT.
THE RACE HAS BEEN TIGHT, BUT HE
SAYS HE FEELS OPTIMISTIC.
WE HAVE OVER 400 VOLUNTEERS
TO GET OUT THE VOTES AND MAKE
OVER 60,000 CALLS FOR
TREMENDOUS ENTHUSIASM FOR THE
CAMPAIGN AND MOMENTUM IS ON OUR
SIDE.
I FEEL GOOD, BUT WE’RE NOT
LEAVING ANYTHING ON THE TABLE.
OH, MY GOSH.
THE REPUBLICAN VOTED THIS
MORNING, HIS FIRST BALLOT WAS
REJECTED.
HE HAD TO GO BACK TO THE VOTING
BOOTH AND FILL OUT A SECOND
BALLOT I WAS —
WHICH WAS ACCEPTED.
HE HAD VOTED WRONG AND CROSSED
IT OUT AND THE MACHINE WOULD
NOT ACCEPT IT.
AND THERE WERE SUPPORTING,
JUST LIKE SETH MOLTEN, TISEI
SAYS HE’S CONFIDENT IN THE
RESULT.
CHANGING WASHINGTON AND
THEY’RE NOT HAPPY WITH THE WAY
THE COUNTRY IS GOING, IT’S NOT
SO MUCH ABOUT A FRESH FACE, BUT
IT’S A CHANGE IN DIRECTION AND
THAT HAS RESONATED WITH PEOPLE.
AND THE TURNOUT HAS BEEN
HIGH AND AS OF 11 A.M., MORE
THAN 3000 VOTERS CAST THEIR
BALLOTS.
THERE ARE A TOTAL OF 20% HERE
IN BURLINGTON.
ORDINARILY FOR A MIDTERM 50%
TOTAL BY THE END OF THE NIGHT
AND THEY’RE ON TRACK IT DO 60%
AND THAT’S DUE IN PART DUE TO

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