Congressman Richard Neal wins Democratic primary

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It’s another two-year term for Congressman Richard Neal.

The vote was overwhelming as Congressman Neal won the Democratic primary with 70 percent of the votes.

Congressman Neal was challenged by Springfield Civil Rights Attorney Tahirah Amatul-Wadud for that seat in Washington.

And he won Tuesday’s primary by a margin of better than 2-1.

Read More: US Rep. Richard Neal defeats challenger Tahirah Amatul-Wadud

Neal will represent the first Congressional District which covers all four western Massachusetts counties, as well as part of Worcester county.

This will be Congressmen Neal’s 30th year in Congress.

Congressman Neal is running unopposed in November.

Neal previously served as mayor of Springfield and has been in Washington since 1989.

Related: WATCH: Richard Neal and Tahirah Amatul-Wadud debate on 22News

ELECTION RESULTS: Massachusetts Primary


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