State Representative Ken Gordon has won the primary election, advancing him to the general election in November where he is running unopposed. Representative Gordon is currently serving his 10th year in the legislature. He represents the 21st Middlesex District which includes Burlington, Bedford and Precinct 6 in Lexington.
Gordon, a Bedford resident, was challenged by Burlington resident Timmy Sullivan. This was the first time Sullivan has run for an elected office. Sullivan had an impressive showing in Burlington, however Gordon had strong leads in both Bedford and Precinct 6 in Lexington.
The breakdown of results are below:
BNEWS caught up with Sullivan who was proud of his campaign and the results.
“I am so grateful to our dedicated team of volunteers and supporters who created a tremendous display of support for us, especially here in Burlington where we earned a statistical tie,” Sullivan stated. “I’m extremely proud of this outcome, and it is not only heartwarming but shows that Burlington is ready for new, bold leadership.”
Rep Gordon thanked his voters and campaign in a tweet.
“Thank you very much to the voters of the 21st Middlesex district, Bedford, Burlington and now Lexington for your support and returning me to the House. Thank you to everyone who worked tirelessly on our campaign and to everyone who supported us with their votes.”
“I’m looking forward to getting back to work in the State House and remaining accessible to our residents,” Gordon told BNEWS. “Our next open office hours is Saturday at True North at 9 AM and please continue to watch Rapping with the Rep on BCAT’s Government Channel.”