Jamaica Plain News reports Nika Elugardo has taken down the state representative in the 15th Suffolk district, which includes parts of Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. Sanchez was also chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Byron Rushing, who has represented the South End, the Fenway and part of Roxbury for 20 years, has conceded to challenger Jon Santiago.
Elugardo got 4,105 votes to Sanchez's 3,791. Santiago won with 2,230 votes to Rushing's 1,758 and 653 for Suezanne Bruce.