Brown Defeats Coakley, Boston.com Crashes
Well I'll be. Ted Kennedy's seat has been usurped by a Republican.
Last month, Republican challenger Scott Brown was down by as many as 30 percentage points in polls, but a combination of fervent campaigning on one side and full-on complacency on the other side put the 60th Democratic Senator's seat into the hands of the minority.
Also, Boston.com experienced some brief downtime right around the announcement, which couldn't have been good for business, but they did reboot the hamster wheel to provide some town-by-town results: