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Political chaos seen as cause of voter fatigue

Low turnout is forecast for Tuesday’s Senate election

When Massachusetts voters elect yet another US senator on Tuesday — their third new one in 3½ years — they might be forgiven for demanding a bit of a rest from the nonstop election cycle.

But almost immediately, the political world will pivot to the next gubernatorial campaign and this fall’s mayoral free-for-all in Boston, both of which have been overshadowed by the Senate battle.

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