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Massachusetts Democrats Narrowed Down to 3

POLITICS-DEMOCRATSWORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three.

State Treasurer Steve Grossman topped the balloting Saturday, winning 35 percent of delegates at the Democratic state convention in Worcester.

Attorney General Martha Coakley and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick also collected the support of enough delegates to secure a spot on the September primary ballot.

Coakley won 23 percent of delegates. Berwick won 22 percent of delegates.

Two other Democratic hopefuls — former homeland security official Juliette Kayyem and business executive and former Wellesley selectman Joseph Avellone — failed to collect the needed 15 percent of delegates, ending their campaigns.

Republicans Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher will both appear on the GOP primary ballot for governor.

Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick isn’t seeking re-election.

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  • Rags

    It’s going to be a fun summer for both parties