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The Boston Globe


A good night for Democrats, but bright spots for GOP

As Democrats celebrated victories at the statewide and national levels last Tuesday, they also had much to savor in area legislative contests.

Democrats emerged victorious in six races for open seats, one of which had been in Republican hands. Meanwhile, several of the party’s incumbents fended off stiff challenges from Republicans, and all 18 facing opposition held on to their seats.

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