Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Campatelli beats out Councilor LaMattina in Suffolk register

Continue reading below

First-time candidate Patricia Campatelli scored a victory in Thursday’s primary election, edging out fellow Democrat and Boston City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina for the open Suffolk register of probate seat by 799 votes, according to unofficial election results posted by the City of Boston. LaMattina, a councilor since 2006, enjoyed broader name recognition than Campatelli.

In legislative races, only two state representatives from Boston faced opposition Thursday, and both longtime office-holders easily retained their seats. In the Seventh Suffolk District, Representative Gloria Fox of Roxbury sailed to victory in the Democratic primary.

In the 14th Suffolk District, longtime legislator Angelo Scaccia of Readville won nearly 77 percent of the vote to beat challenger Anthony Solimine in the Democratic primary. No Republicans competed in either district race.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com