Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful, Mass. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Malden, carries his ballot while casting his vote in Malden, Mass., Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Markey and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, vying for their party's nomination in the special April 30, 2013 primary. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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