Suzanne Lee, Tito Jackson Advance to November Election

District 2 Incumbent Bill Linehan and District 7 candidate Sheneal Parker remain in the running.

Boston educator Suzanne Lee will face off against incumbent Bill Linehan in November's Municipal Election after securing the most votes in District 2 in Tuesday's preliminary race.

Lee pulled in roughly 39 percent of the scant votes cast in District 2, according to unofficial results, placing her comfortably ahead of Linehan, who had 35 percent. South Boston native garnered 25 percent of the votes.

Lee celebrated her victory with supporters at the , the site of her August .

In District 7, incumbent Tito Jackson will be joined on the ballot by Boston Public School teacher Sheneal Parker. Jackson captured a commanding 76 percent of the vote, according to the unofficial tally. Parker had 11 percent, edging out candidate Althea Garrison by 58 votes.

Jackson held an election night party at Merengue Restaurant in Roxbury.

Voter turnout was dismal on Tuesday, with just 13 percent of registered voters heading to the polls for the three preliminary races.


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