Chelsea Voters Favor Clinton,Trump in primary

Chelsea voters supported Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary Tuesday.

Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First Lady, received 2,268 votes in the city, 58 percent of all votes cast in the Democratic primary. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders received 1,531 votes, 40 percent of the vote.

Trump, the well-known business leader and developer, topped the Republican field in Chelsea with 466 votes, 60 percent of all votes cast. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was second with 116 votes. Ohio Gov. John Kasich was third with 85 votes while U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was fourth with 63 votes.

Clinton and Trump each finished first in the Mass. primary, emerging on Super Tuesday as the frontrunners for their parties’ respective nominations.

Calvin Brown received 2,522 votes and won re-election in the district to a four-year term as Democratic State Committeeman. Brian J. Corr was second with 537 votes.

Brown, a former councillor-at-large, thanked the people of Chelsea for their strong show of support in the election.

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