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WHMP Local Election Results

Northampton:

Ward 2-Paul Spector wins re-election (defeating Jason Foster)

Ward 6-Marianne LaBarge holds off a challenge from Yvonne Keefe, winning her 9th term

Ward 7-Newcomer Alisa Klein unseats incumbent Gene Tacy

At-large: Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams re-elected

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Easthampton:

Karen Cadieux becomes the city’s second mayor, filling the seat of her former boss Mike Tautznik

Embattled city councilor Donald Cykowski unseated

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Palmer casino referendum goes down to defeat 51-49 percent…leaving MGM-Springfield as the only voter-approved casino plan in Western Mass.

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Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse wins re-election in a decisive 54-46 percent victory over Jeffrey Stanek

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Chicopee: A man who led Chicopee more than a decade ago will soon lead it again. Former Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos has declared victory; defeating incumbent Mayor Michael Bissonnette, who was seeking a fifth term in office.

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2nd Hampden-Hampshire State Senate race: Republican Don Humason defeats Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley

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