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Little surprise: It’s all Crighton in State Senate preliminary election

Brendan Crighton celebrates his victory at Tony's in Lynn with his father, Kevin, and his mother, Diane. (Owen O'Rourke)
LYNN — Brendan Crighton won’t be state representative for much longer. The Lynn Democrat, who was unopposed on the ballot to fill the senate seat vacated by Mayor Thomas M. McGee, received 2,148 votes across the Third Essex District, which also includes Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. Michael Walsh, a Republican candidate from Lynnfield…

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