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State Senate Debate Monday in Easthampton

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State Senate Debate Monday in Easthampton

(Easthampton, MA) — The two Democratic candidates for Mike Knapik’s former state senate seat will debate on Monday. Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik will square off against Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley at the Easthampton High School at 7 p.m. The primary election for the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire seat is October 8th. The winner will face either Republican State Rep Don Humason or perennial candidate Michael Franco in the general election.

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