Somerville State Rep. , the incumbent state representative for the 27th Middlesex district, deafeated challenger in Thursday's primary, according to Boston.com.
With 10 of the 11 precincts in the 27th Middlesex district reporting, Provost was leading Kortikere 3,366 votes to 502, enough to clinch the primary victory, Boston.com reports.
Provost, a Democrat, has served as a state representative since 2006.
The 27th Middlesex district sits entirely in Somerville and encompasses most of Davis Square, much of Union Square, Spring Hill, Prospect Hill and Powderhouse Square.
Provost does not face a Republican challenger in November's general election.