Public Policy Polling has Republican Scott Brown leading Democrat Martha Coakley 48-47 in Massachusetts. It's a special election to be held on January 19, so turnout is going to be much lower than usual. For the Republicans to win a Senate seat in Massachusetts would be a total catastrophe. Y'all in the Bay State need to be hauling cousins and colleagues to the polls. You can explain to them that since it's a special election and voter turnout will be low, their vote counts way more than usual.