You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


State Senate rivals are focusing on Dorchester

‘Southie seat’ could turn on minority vote

For months, the First Suffolk state senate special election primary has had its candidates bouncing from event to event across the expansive district, which stretches from the neighborhoods of South Boston to the streets of Hyde Park.

But in the final days of competition for a district historically dominated by South Boston politicians, Democratic representatives Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry and political newcomer Maureen Dahill are pouring the bulk of their ground games into just one section of the district.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 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