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1998 primaries special report

Massachusetts primary results -- September 15, 1998

By Congressional Quarterly

 Candidate                                         Votes    %
    Hometown         Age Occupation


*Scott Harshbarger (D)                           296,212  51.5%
    Westwood         56  State attorney general
 Patricia McGovern (D)                           180,429  31.4%
    Andover          57  Lawyer
 Brian J. Donnelly (D)                            98,774  17.2%
    Dennis           52  Former ambassador;
                         former U.S. representative

*Argeo Paul Cellucci (R)                         129,810  58.1%
    Hudson           50  Incumbent
 Joseph Malone (R)                                93,466  41.9%
    Waltham          43  State treasurer

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 1
        (West -- Berkshire Hills; Fitchburg; Amherst)

*John W. Olver (D)                                   Unopposed
    Amherst          62  Incumbent

*Gregory L. Morgan (R)                               Unopposed
    Leominster       51  Security manager

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 2
    (West Central -- Northampton; Springfield; Sturbridge)

*Richard E. Neal (D)                                 Unopposed
    Springfield      49  Incumbent

 No Republican candidate

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 3
     (Central and Southeast -- Worcester; coastal towns)

*Jim McGovern (D)                                    Unopposed
    Worcester        38  Incumbent

*Matthew J. Amorello (R)                             Unopposed
    Grafton          40  State senator

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 4
 (Boston suburbs -- Newton; New Bedford; part of Fall River)

*Barney Frank (D)                                    Unopposed
    Newton           58  Incumbent

 No Republican candidate

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 5
             (North Central -- Lawrence; Lowell)

*Martin T. Meehan (D)                                Unopposed
    Lowell           41  Incumbent

*David E. Coleman (R)                                Unopposed
    Methuen          38  Mortgage banker

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 6
                (North Shore -- Lynn; Peabody)

*John F. Tierney (D)                              43,073  87.0%
    Salem            46  Incumbent
 David A. Francoeur (D)                            6,456  13.0%
    Marblehead       32  Marketing communications manager

*Peter G. Torkildsen (R)                          21,017  68.4%
    Danvers          40  Former U.S. representative
 Paul McCarthy (R)                                 9,721  31.6%
    Lynnfield        42  Television consultant

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 7
      (Northwest suburbs -- Woburn; Framingham; Revere)

*Edward J. Markey (D)                                Unopposed
    Malden           52  Incumbent

*Patricia H. Long (R)                                Unopposed
    Lexington            Legal negotiator

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 8
    (Parts of Boston and suburbs -- Cambridge; Somerville)

*Michael E. Capuano (D)                           18,874  23.2%
    Somerville       46  Mayor
 Raymond L. Flynn (D)                             13,948  17.2%
    Boston           59  Former mayor
 George A. Bachrach (D)                           11,930  14.7%
    Watertown        46  Former state senator
 John T. O'Connor (D)                             10,679  13.1%
    Cambridge        43  Environmental activist
 Marjorie O'Neill Clapprood (D)                    9,965  12.3%
    Watertown        48  Radio talk show host
 Christopher F. Gabrieli (D)                       5,526   6.8%
    Boston           38  Financial executive
 Charles Yancey (D)                                3,954   4.9%
    Boston           49  City councilman
 Susan M. Tracy (D)                                2,573   3.2%
    Boston           38  Management consultant
 Thomas M. Keane Jr.(D)                            2,120   2.6%
    Boston           42  City councilman
 Alex Rodriguez (D)                                1,683   2.1%
    Boston           56  Former U.S. Treasury official

*Philip Hyde III (R)                                 Unopposed
    Somerville           Economic designer

                       HOUSE DISTRICT 9
(Part of Boston, southern suburbs -- Taunton; Braintree; part of

*Joe Moakley (D)                                     Unopposed
    South Boston     71  Incumbent

 No Republican candidate

                      HOUSE DISTRICT 10
              (South Shore -- Cape Cod; islands)

*Bill Delahunt (D)                                   Unopposed
    Quincy           57  Incumbent

*Eric V. Bleicken (R)                                Unopposed
    Yarmouth         57  Construction company owner

* = Nominee
# = Will meet in runoff.


Wednesday, September 16, 1998

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