Quincy: Incumbents Fare Well In Preliminary Election

Incumbent Mayor Thomas Koch won roughly 65 percent of the vote in Quincy’s preliminary election Tuesday.

He will go on to face Brenda Ryan, who earned more than 19 percent of the vote, in the General Election.

The third candidate in the race for Mayor, Tracy Dorgan garnered 14 percent of the vote but will not advance to the next round.

The only other race on the ballot was the race for Ward 1 City Councilor which saw incumbent David McCarthy garnering roughly 61 percent of the votes.

He will face Joe Murphy, who came in second with 21 percent of the votes.

Third place finisher Danielle June Kemp earned 17 percent of the vote and will not advance to the next round.

Quincy’s General Election will be held November 5.

Voter turnout was estimated at just below 10 percent.

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.