The winner of Tuesday’s special election for state representative will have to defend the seat in November’s general election.
A special election for Westfield’s vacant seat in the Massachusetts House was scheduled Monday, nearly two months after Republican Don Humason moved to the state senate.
Don Humason was sworn in Wednesday as a member of the Massachusetts Senate. The Republican from Westfield previously served as a state representative for nearly 11 years.
Voters in some western Massachusetts communities will go to the polls next Tuesday to fill the state senate seat formerly held by Republican Mike Knapik.
President Barack Obama arrived in Boston Wednesday to headline a campaign rally for Democrat Ed Markey, hoping to give him a boost over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the state’s special election for