Lovvorn Wins GOP Primary To Challenge MA Rep. McGovern

Sep 4, 2018

Republican Tracy Lovvorn will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern in November after winning her party's nomination in Massachusetts.

Lovvorn, a licensed physical therapist from Grafton, defeated Kevin Powers in Tuesday's primary in the central Massachusetts congressional district. She has positioned herself as a centrist candidate and says the Democratic incumbent is too extreme.

Both Republican contenders pushed for congressional term limits and promised to serve no more than three terms — or six years — if elected.

McGovern was first elected to the House in 1996. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary.

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