Fall River incumbent beats 6 challengers


The Fall River mayoral election will be a rematch of sorts. 

Tuesday’s preliminary election saw incumbent Will Flanagan beat all 6 challengers with city councilor Cathy Ann Viveiros finishing 520 votes behind.

In 2009’s preliminary, Viveiros topped Flanagan.  Four other challengers shared the remaining 1,145 votes counted.

Voter turnout was about 21 percent in Fall River.

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