The Associated Press

Mass. Special Election Primaries Held

BOSTON — A former state parks official has won the Democratic nomination to succeed Boston Mayor Martin Walsh in the state House of Representatives.

Daniel Hunt topped a field of five Democrats in Tuesday’s primary for the 13th Suffolk seat. There were no Republicans on the primary ballot.

Daniel Joseph Ryan won the Democratic primary in the second Suffolk House District. There were no Republicans on the ballot.

In the 16th Suffolk House District, Democrat Roselee Vincent claimed the party nomination while Todd Taylor earned the GOP nod.

In the Fourth Hampden District House, Republican Dan Allie and Democrat John Velis were winners.

Democratic State Rep. Jason Lewis won the primary for the state Senate seat formerly held by Katherine Clark, who succeeded Edward Markey in the U.S. House. Monica Medeiros won the Republican primary.

All results are unofficial.

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