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PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) - Pedro Espinal has won the democratic primary in the special election for the vacant Ward 10 seat of the Providence City Council. 

Espinal received the most votes with a total of 304 votes, according to the unofficial results, beating Orlando Correa, Monica Huertas, and Natalia Rosa Sosa. 

The Rhode Island Board of Elections stated that as of 8:00 p.m there was a total of 672 check-ins before the polls closed. 

 

The seat for Ward 10 was previously held by Luis Aponte who resigned after pleading no contest to embezzlement charges. 

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