Unfortunately for him, he didn't want to go back. But he lost the Register of Probate Democratic primary race to Patty Campatelli, 51-49. The results also signal, again, that Tom Menino's coattails don't extend very far.
Maura Hennigan staved off Robert Dello Russo rather handily in the angry Criminal Clerk race.
The 2nd Governor's Council Democratic primary can be summed up in one word: Jubinville! On his third try, Robert Jubinville finally beat a Timilty - this time Bart.
By an 83-17 margin, voters in the 2nd Suffolk State Senate race gave Roy Owens another chance to run for office. Just not the 2nd Suffolk State Senate race in November.
The Crimson explains why the primaries were on a Thursday this year.