Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Deval L. Patrick scored a convincing win in Needham with 54 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary for governor, surpassing his statewide result of 50 percent.
In total, 3,413 voters opted for Patrick; 1,824 for Christopher Gabrieli; and 1050 for Attorney General Thomas F. Reilly, according to figures from the Town Clerk’s office.
Overall voter turnout came to 36.42 percent of the town’s 18,553 active voters.
-- Lauren K. Meade