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Senate hopefuls work to get primary vote out

Less than 48 hours before the polls open, the two Democratic and three Republican US Senate hopefuls crisscrossed Massachusetts Sunday, encouraging voters— if not pleading with them — to vote on Tuesday.

On the final weekend of campaigning, candidates often appear at large, orchestrated events aimed at topping off a long election effort. But after a truncated primary campaign marked by a distracted electorate, the candidates showed up at a wide range of mostly small events where they focused on the basics: reminding people that Tuesday is primary day, and pressing them to cast their ballots.

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