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Politics

Top tier emerges in at-large council race

Incumbents Pressley and Murphy among top vote-getters

Two incumbents, a former city councilor, and a young newcomer formed a clear top tier on Tuesday leading an enormous field of 19 candidates seeking four citywide seats on the Boston City Council.

With all votes counted, incumbent Councilor Ayanna Pressley topped the ticket, as she did two years ago in the city’s final election for at-large city councilor.

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