Progressive loss in State House primary resurfaces debate over ranked-choice voting; Turco wins with 36 percent as liberal picks split ballots
Tuesday night's results in a primary race in Revere and Winthrop told what feels like a familiar, disappointing tale for the liberal wing of the state's dominant party.
Jeff Turco said the current system helps moderates.
Massachusetts progressives have seen it before: A number of liberal candidates split the vote in a Democratic primary, and a conservative candidate with a lane to himself ekes out a win.
Tuesday night's results in a state...