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Donahue - Petty Staffer Wins Democratic Primary for 16th

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

 

Daniel Donahue, staffer to Mayor Joseph Petty, won the five-way Democratic primary for the 16th State Representative District formerly held by John Fresolo. He won by less than 100 votes.

Donahue will go on to face GOP candidate Carol Claros.

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Donahue, 26-year-old staffer to Joe Petty, picked up the support of the majority of the Democratic infrastructure in Worcester. His margin of victory was low and beat Joshua Perro by 98 votes. Donahue raised the most political funds. 

He will face a strong general election battle from Claros who is active in Worcester and Massachusetts politics.

Vote count:

Donahue: 854 Votes

Joshua Perro: 756 Votes

Khrystian King: 567 Votes

James O'Brien: 529 Votes

Daniele Nanni: 286 Votes

 

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