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In a stunning political upset, political newcomer Seth Moulton ousted nine-term Representative John Tierney in the September Democratic primary. The battle for the Sixth Congressional District seat is now being fought between Moulton and former state Senate minority leader Richard Tisei, a Republican.

Democrat

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Democrat Seth Moulton is an Iraq war veteran and former Texas transportation official.

Campaign website: sethmoulton.com

Republican

 

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Republican Richard Tisei is a former State Senator, businessman, and former congressional candidate.

Campaign website: tiseiforcongress.com

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tiseimoulton.jpg In Sixth District, stereotypes fall

The no-nonsense Marine veteran and Harvard MBA is a Democrat while the affable gay realtor is the Republican.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lorenz_10congressmoulton_0009-8331--90x90.jpg Seth Moulton underplays military service

The congressional candidate was twice decorated for heroism — which he chose not to publicly disclose.

Rivals for Sixth District seat focus on immigration reform

Moulton and Stockwell both pledged to push for immigration reform and create more living-wage jobs on the North Shore.

Seth Moulton raises big, but Richard Tisei has more in bank

Moulton, an Iraq War veteran seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, raised a whopping $602,000 from Aug. 21 - Sept. 30.

Confident in Moulton against Tisei, Democrats pull ad dollars

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee plans to cancel $430,000 in Sixth District advertising.

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Election Day

November 4, 2014. Polls are open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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