The polls are closed and New Bedford voters have picked Cabral and Mitchell in the Mayors primary.
State Rep. Antonio F.D. Cabral will face off against former federal prosecutor Jon Mitchell in the city’s final election for mayor in November, as they topped a field of 5 candidates in Tuesday’s preliminary election.
Ward 1 City Councillor Linda Morad finished third.
The vote totals were as follows:
Antonio Cabral 5,296, Jon Mitchell 4,787, Linda Morad 3,863, E. Michael Janson 171, Thomas Pina 78 votes.