Western Mass Towns Head Back to the Polls for State Senate Primary

Vote-election(WGGB) – Several Western Massachusetts towns are heading back to the polls Tuesday for the Primary elections in the Second Hampden-Hampshire District State Senate race.

The two Democrats and two Republicans are all vying for the seat left vacant by outgoing Senator Michael Knapik.

Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley and Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik will be looking to win the Democratic nomination, while Representative Don Humason of Westfield, and Michael Franco, a claims investigator in the Holyoke Veteran Services Department are vying for the Republican nomination.

Voters from Holyoke, Westfield, Agawam, Granville, Montgomery, Russell, Southwick, Tolland, Chicopee (Ward 7, Ward 8A and Ward 9A), Easthampton, and Southampton will be able to vote in the Primary.

Polls will be open from 7am until 8pm.