Mass. Senate candidates Warren, Brown cast votes

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November 6, 2012, 1:27 pm
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(NECN: Eileen Curran) - Republican incumbent Senator Scott Brown cracked jokes with news crews as he waited in line to vote in his hometown of Wrentham, Mass. Tuesday morning.

“Hi everybody. Slow news day today?”

His wife Gail and daughter Arianna were with him, and despite being a famous resident in town, the poll worker still asked him where he lived.

Brown commented on the huge voter turnout he saw just 15 minutes after the polls opened.

“I’ve never seen it this crowded in there,” he said.

In Cambridge, Mass., a huge crowd chanted “We love Liz,” as Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren went to vote, accompanied by her husband and a granddaughter.

Despite a grueling campaign schedule these past few days, Warren said she wasn’t tired at all.

“No, this is exciting,” she said. 

It’s a race that cost a combined $70 million and is being closely watched nationwide. Both candidates seem pleased with how their campaigns went.

Now it’s up to the voters to decide.

“I’m just excited to have had a chance to go in and vote,” said Warren. “My mom worked the polls, the election polls and I can still remember being 6 or 7 years old and lying under the table where she checked people in and it’s just nice to be here all these years later.”

“I’ve done everything I could,” said Brown.  “I slept very well last night and (I) reflect every day,  every day I’ve been a senator I reflect how I could be a better senator, a better man and I feel very good about what I did and how we handled it.  Now we’ll see what happens.”

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