Republican primary

100% of precincts reporting
Frank Addivinola Winner
49%
4,759 votes
Mike Stopa
26%
2,477 votes
Tom Tierney
25%
2,456 votes
Last updated 09:54 PM
Town by town results

Unofficial results of the Democratic primary held in Massachusetts on Oct. 15, 2013. Winner declared by the Associated Press is marked with a Winner.
Seat held by: Seat has been vacant since Democrat Ed Markey was elected to the US Senate earlier this year.


City or town
Precincts
reporting
Winner Frank
Addivinola
Mike
Stopa
Tom
Tierney
Arlington 21 of 21 339 (52%) 130 (20%) 177 (27%)
Ashland 5 of 5 95 (39%) 88 (37%) 58 (24%)
Belmont 8 of 8 217 (45%) 123 (26%) 137 (29%)
Cambridge 17 of 17 71 (50%) 39 (27%) 33 (23%)
Framingham 18 of 18 308 (38%) 240 (29%) 268 (33%)
Holliston 4 of 4 92 (26%) 228 (63%) 40 (11%)
Lexington 9 of 9 185 (47%) 106 (27%) 101 (26%)
Lincoln 2 of 2 44 (47%) 33 (35%) 17 (18%)
Malden 16 of 16 207 (52%) 101 (25%) 89 (22%)
Medford 16 of 16 324 (49%) 159 (24%) 185 (28%)
Melrose 14 of 14 281 (51%) 142 (26%) 129 (23%)
Natick 10 of 10 200 (42%) 141 (30%) 136 (29%)
Revere 21 of 21 260 (61%) 74 (17%) 95 (22%)
Sherborn 1 of 1 28 (27%) 45 (44%) 30 (29%)
Southborough 3 of 3 63 (37%) 69 (40%) 39 (23%)
Stoneham 7 of 7 190 (57%) 67 (20%) 74 (22%)
Sudbury 5 of 5 115 (53%) 48 (22%) 55 (25%)
Waltham 18 of 18 392 (48%) 129 (16%) 289 (36%)
Watertown 12 of 12 228 (51%) 107 (24%) 116 (26%)
Wayland 4 of 4 52 (29%) 63 (36%) 62 (35%)
Weston 4 of 4 68 (32%) 115 (54%) 30 (14%)
Winchester 8 of 8 359 (65%) 99 (18%) 96 (17%)
Winthrop 6 of 6 228 (78%) 27 (9%) 39 (13%)
Woburn 14 of 14 413 (61%) 104 (15%) 161 (24%)
Total 243 of 243 4,759 (49%) 2,477 (26%) 2,456 (25%)

About the candidates

REPUBLICANS

Frank Addivinola is a resident of Boston, which is not part of the 5th District, though congressmen are not required to live in the districts they represent. He is an attorney and manages a real estate investment fund. In September, he was a candidate for city councillor-at-large in Boston, but finished 18th of 19 candidates and did not advance to the final. In 2010, he was a candidate for State Senate, losing to a Democratic incumbent by a 3-1 margin. He ran in last year's 5th District Republican primary, but lost to Tierney.

Michael Stopa, 59, of Holliston is a physicist specializing in computation and nanoscience in the Physics Department at Harvard University. He is director of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Computation Project. In 2010, he ran in the Republican primary in the 3rd Congressional District, finishing third in a field of five for the right to face incumbent US Rep. Jim McGovern.

Tom Tierney, 69, of Framingham is an actuary and consumer activist who is making his third attempt to win the 5th District seat. He lost in a Republican primary in 2010, but won the 2012 primary over a field that included Addivinola. He was beaten by Markey in the 2012 general election, 76% to 24%. Tierney has served in various capacities in Framingham town government, and is a Marine Corps veteran.