WILMINGTON’S DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY RESULTS: Gonzalez & Palfrey Eek It Out; Ryan & Galvin Cruise; Warren Underperforms

WILMINGTON, MA — More than 3,000 Wilmington voters pulled Democratic ballots for the State Primary Election on Tuesday, September 4. Below are how they voted:

Contested Races

For State Representative in the 19th Middlesex District, Judy O’Connell (992 votes) topped the ticket among local candidates with 37%, followed by Mike McCoy (664 votes, 25%), Dave Robertson (583 votes, 22%), Erika Johnson (334 votes, 12%), and Mark Kratman (111 votes, 4%).  Only 32 blanks and 1 write-in were recorded.

Governor candidate Jay Gonzalez (1106 votes) narrowly defeated Bob Massie (1030 votes), 52% to 48%. 1030 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 72 chose to write in a candidate.

Lt. Governor Quentin Palfrey (1060 votes) narrowly defeated Jimmy Tingle (947 votes), 53% to 47%. 1035 votes opted to leave a blank, while another 19 chose to write in a candidate.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan (1422 votes) defeated Donna Patalano (966 votes), 60% to 40%. 668 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 5 chose to write in a candidate.

Governor Councilor Eileen Duff (1,521 votes) soundly defeated Nicholas Torresi (520 votes), 75% to 25%. 1008 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 12 chose to write in a candidate.

Secretary of State Bill Galvin (2167 votes) soundly defeated Josh Zakim (550 votes), 80% to 20%. 338 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 6 chose to write in a candidate.

Uncontested Races

State Attorney General Maura Healey received 2,316 votes. 712 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 33 chose to write in a candidate.

U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton received 2,295 votes. 742 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 24 chose to write in a candidate.

Middlesex County Clerk Michael Sullivan received 2,056 votes. 993 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 12 chose to write in a candidate.

Middlesex Register of Deeds Dick Howe received 2,070 votes. 981 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 10 chose to write in a candidate.

State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg received 2,017 votes. 1,022 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 22 chose to write in a candidate.

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren received 1,978 votes. 949 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 143 chose to write in a candidate.

State Auditor Suzanne Bump received 1,965 votes. 1,082 voters opted to leave a blank, while another 14 chose to write in a candidate.

For State Representative in the 21st Middlesex District (Precinct 3), State Rep. Ken Gordon received 244 votes. 99 voters opted to leave a blank, while another chose to write in a candidate.

No Candidate

There was no Democratic candidate for State Senator in the First Essex & Middlesex District. The seat is currently held by Republican Bruce Tarr.

Voter Turnout

4,566 of Wilmington’s 17,009 voters went to the polls on Tuesday, representing a 26.84% turnout.

3,061 Democratic ballots were cast. 1,494 Republican ballots were cast. 11 Libertarian ballots were cast.

The above numbers are uncertified results from the Wilmington Town Clerk’s Office.

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