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Ward 6 Ballot Set In Northampton

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Ward 6 Ballot Set In Northampton

(Northampton, MA) — The Ward 6 City Council race in Northampton will be between eight-term incumbent Marianne LaBarge and newcomer Yvonne Keefe. LaBarge racked up 450 votes in yesterday’s primary compared to 248 for Keefe. School paraprofessional Michael Janik was eliminated, gathering only 184 votes.

Photo of Yvonne Keefe courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

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