Friday Morning: GOTV Weekend; Halloween For Grown-Ups

Published October 29, 2010

What’s news on a chilly Friday morning in Boston:

On the home stretch, it’s GOTV weekend. “The candidates for governor will use the weekend to crisscross the state and rally likely voters.” (ElectionWire)

Patrick remains ahead by 7 points in a new poll.Polls can be wrong, late surges are possible (just ask US Senator Scott Brown) and the candidacies of independent Timothy Cahill and Green-Rainbow Party candidate Jill Stein remain wild cards. But the Suffolk University/7 News poll is the latest in a series of polls in recent weeks that have shown Patrick with an edge.” (Globe)

Sean Bielat is receiving a surge of out-of-state donations. The nation is watching the 4th congressional race. (Globe)

Chuck Turner invokes the Mark Twain defense in closing arguments. “If you tell the truth, it’s not a problem if you don’t remember.” (WBUR)

Halloween is like Christmas for artists. “A group of adult artists has a question: Why should kids have all the scary fun?” (WBUR)