Arlington voters came out to the polls Tuesday for their representative in Congress.
They cast 6,201 votes for U.S. Rep Ed Markey, the statewide winner in the Democratic primary who currently represents Arlington in the 5th Congressional District, giving him a 76-23 percent edge over U.S. Rep Stephen Lynch (1,901 votes) in town. Markey earned 57 percent of the vote statewide.
In the Republican primary, Arlington went 47 percent for statewide winner Gabriel Gomez (547), 40 percent for Michael Sullivan (469), the statewide runner-up, and 12 percent for Dan Winslow (135). The Republican candidates got 56, 36 and 13 percent statewide.
Arlington had a 31 percent turnout.
Markey and Gomez will now face off at a special election on Tuesday, June 25.
See the attached documents for more details, including precinct-by-precinct results.