***Live Updates*** Massachusetts Primary Results

Massachusetts holds its primary elections on Tuesday. Incumbent progressive Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), whom Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) backed early, faces a challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), whom House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently endorsed. In the House, incumbent Richard Neal (D-MA) faces a challenge from Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse.

Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates.

All times Eastern.

8:50 PM: Markey leading in Kennedy’s home town (Newton).

8:45 PM: Markey with a slight lead.

8:42 PM: Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) wins his primary:

8:20 PM:

8:05 PM:

Polls close at 8 p.m.

7:45 PM:

Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Markey early while Pelosi belatedly backed Kennedy, who is a lot like the neoliberal, corporatist, and uninspiring San Francisco Democrat. Justice Democrats ripped Pelosi for her endorsement, saying it shows that there are different sets of rules for progessives and establishment status-quo Democrats.

Progressives have also taken issue with Neal for not using his institutional knowledge and Ways and Means chairmanship to do everything he could to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

 

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