Turnout low in Senate election ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff US Representative Edward Markey and wife, Susan Blumenthal, voted this morning in Malden. Republican Gabriel Gomez shook hands with supporter Tom Gormley, a 71-year-old Cohasset resident. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Gomez waved as he walked with his family in Cohasset early Tuesday. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Gomez cast his ballot at Cohasset town hall. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Markey and wife donned election stickers after voting. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Low voter turnout was expected in the race to fill the US Senate seat formerly occupied by John Kerry. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Gomez filled out his ballot as his children looked on. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Gomez's children held signs in Cohasset. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Markey has led Gomez in polls throughout the compressed election cycle. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Dave Brown cast his ballot in Charlestown early Tuesday. David L. Ryan/Globe staff Residents and media waited for the doors to open at 7 a.m. at a polling place in Cohasset.