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Election Day 2016: Differing views in Lynnfield

PHOTO BY PAULA MULLER
Dianne Courtney of Lynnfield stands outside Lynnfield High School voting location.

By THOMAS GRILLO

LYNNFIELD–At Lynnfield High School’s polling place early Tuesday afternoon, Diane Courtney, a 52-year-old pediatric nurse, held a Hillary sign with her two 9-year old daughters. “She’s our only choice,” she said. “As a mother of two daughters I want them to have the best life possible and Hillary will keep us going in the right direction.”  

A few feet away, Philip Doucette stood with a large American flag and a Trump sign. “My biggest concern is immigration control, a country without borders isn’t a country at all,” said the 38-year-old financial planner. “Clinton’s plan to up the amount of Syrian refugees and refugees from the Middle East is the ultimate Trojan Horse, it’s a way for terrorists to get inside this country.”


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