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Candidate gets Quincy’s political season off to an early start

The first votes won’t be cast for nine months, but Mike Healy was smiling broadly as he greeted people in front of the Donut King on Copeland Street in Quincy on a brisk Saturday morning earlier this month.

Later that day, he walked house to house in the city’s Ward 4, leaving campaign pamphlets for those who didn’t answer his knocks and shaking the hands of those who did.

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