A 10-term incumbent congressman in Massachusetts conceded to a progressive candidate during the state’s Democratic primaries Tuesday night.
The Washington Post reported that Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) conceded to Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley after polls closed in the state.
Politico‘s Lauren Dezenski noted on Twitter that the congressman conceded when only a small percentage of precincts were reporting their results to the Associated Press.
Mike Capuano has just conceded to challenger Ayanna Pressley at his campaign HQ in Somerville. This is while only 4.4 percent of precincts are reporting to the Associated Press. This is HUGE
— Lauren Dezenski (@LaurenDezenski) September 5, 2018