Ed Markey has won the Democratic primary. With 99.7% of the votes in, Rep. Ed Markey had 57%. Rep. Markey beat the more conservative Rep. Stephen Lynch in the Democratic primary. Markey was favored to win and endorsed by most of the Democratic establishment.
Gabriel Gomez has won the Republican nomination for the seat, running as an outsider. The candidate seemed to be taking a page from Scott Brown’s playbook, saying he would be a bipartisan Senator. The former Navy Seal went from near obscurity to the top of the polls. He has spoke several times on what the Republican Party needs to reach out to minority Americans.