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Denise Provost Wins Primary for State Representative in 27th Middlesex District

Provost, the incumbent state representative, defeated challenger Harry Kortikere.

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.

LSG September 07, 2012 at 12:48 PM
Congratulations to Denise Provost!
Courtney O'Keefe September 07, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Congratulations, Denise!
Jonah Petri September 07, 2012 at 08:42 PM
Congrats, Denise.
Jason September 09, 2012 at 11:26 AM
Ooo yay! Another incumbent win.! Nice job up there, voting...yeah...I feel the cutting edge initiatives you've come up with! How many hours had the legislature met last year? Ugh.

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