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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Markey celebrating with friends after primary win.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Markey celebrating with friends after primary win.

Markey Wins Primary Election For State Rep.

The highly contested race for State Representative in the 9th Bristol District has been decided.

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Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images
Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images

Rhode Island Election At A Glance

^U.S. House District 1 Dem - Primary

202 of 202 precincts - 100 percent

x-David Cicilline (i) 36,218 - 63 percent
Matt Fecteau 21,637 - 37 percent
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^U.S. House District 1 GOP - Primary

202 of 202 precincts - 100 percent

x-Cormick Lynch 6,282 - 72 percent
Stan Tran 2,404 - 28 percent
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^Governor Dem - Primary

418 of 418 precincts - 100 percent

x-Gina Raimondo 51,770 - 42 percent
Angel Taveras 35,803 - 29 percent
Clay Pell 32,986 - 27 percent
Todd Giroux 2,198 - 2 percent
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^Governor GOP - Primary

418 of 418 precincts - 100 percent

x-Allan Fung 17,011 - 55 percent
Ken Block 13,932 - 45 percent
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^Lieutenant Governor Dem - Primary

417 of 418 precincts - 99 percent

x-Daniel McKee 48,634 - 43 percent
Ralph Mollis 40,208 - 36 percent
Frank Ferri 23,029 - 21 percent
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^Lieutenant Governor GOP - Primary

417 of 418 precincts - 99 percent

x-Catherine Taylor 17,120 - 67 percent
Kara Young 8,587 - 33 percent
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^Secretary of State Dem - Primary

417 of 418 precincts - 99 percent

x-Nellie Gorbea 56,483 - 52 percent
Guillaume Deramel 52,480 - 48 percent
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^Treasurer Dem - Primary

415 of 418 precincts - 99 percent

x-Seth Magaziner 76,520 - 67 percent
Frank Caprio 38,126 - 33 percent
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^Mayor Providence Dem - Primary

80 of 80 precincts - 100 percent

x-Jorge Elorza 10,562 - 49 percent
Michael Solomon 9,190 - 43 percent
Christopher Young 1,002 - 5 percent
Brett Smiley 672 - 3 percent

Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Coakley Wins Three-Way Democratic Race

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has won the Democratic primary for governor.

Coakley defeated state treasurer and former Democratic party chairman Steven Grossman and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick in Tuesday's voting

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Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker / Photo by Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe / Getty Images
Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker / Photo by Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe / Getty Images

Baker Wins Republican Primary

Charlie Baker will get another shot at winning the Massachusetts governor's office in November.

The former head of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care defeated business owner and tea party member Mark Fisher in Tuesday's GOP primary

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Photo by Getty Images
Photo by Getty Images

Obama Briefs Congressional Leaders On ISIS Strategy

The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will outline Wednesday night

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Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan
City of Fall River

Fall River Councilor Says He was Intimidated By Mayor Flanagan

Mayor Will Flanagan of Fall River is denying reports that he attempted to intimidate a city councilor after the councilor signed a petition that could remove Flanagan from office.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Low Turnout Expected In Tuesday’s Primary Election

The state's top elections official says signs point to a low voter turnout for the Massachusetts primary election despite contested races for governor and other statewide offices.

Secretary of State William Galvin said Monday that he expected approximately 550,000 people to vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary and up to 170,000 to cast Republican ballots

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U.S. Capitol building
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White House Seeks Increased Funding To Fight Ebola

The White House is asking Congress for $58 million above current levels to speed the production of promising drugs to fight Ebola and to give additional flexibility to the Department of Homeland Security to cope with the thousands of unaccompanied Central American children still arriving at the southern border

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor

According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.

On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Biden: Americans Will Follow Terrorists To “Gates Of Hell”

Vice President Joe Biden says America will follow the terrorists who have killed two journalists ``to the gates of hell.''

Speaking at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Biden said Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group responsible for beheading Americans James Foley and Steven Sotloff won't intimidate the United States

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