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Polls close in primary election

The polls have closed in the state primary elections and the voters have had their say. Now it’s time for the crucial count to begin in a variety of races, including one congressional primary featuring a scion of the Kennedy family and another featuring a district attorney jousting with a former district attorney who stepped up to serve in Washington but was thrown a curve ball by redistricting.

In the 4th Congressional District, Joseph P. Kennedy III of Brookline, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy and son of former Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, is running against Herb Robinson of Newton for the Democratic nomiantion

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