WHMP Local Election Results

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WHMP Local Election Results


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



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

Embattled city councilor Donald Cykowski unseated


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


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


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.


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

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Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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