SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents of Ward 5 in the city of Springfield voted Tuesday for two City Council candidates that will move forward for a special election in September.
Lavar Click-Bruce and Edward Collins Jr. received the most votes Tuesday night and will move ahead to the next election on Tuesday, September 13. The City Council Ward 5 seat was vacated following the announcement of former Council President Marcus Williams resigning on June 1. Ward 5 has a border marked by State Street, the town of Wilbraham and Watershops Pond.
Here are the total votes in Tuesday night’s election:
- Lavar W Click-Bruce – 385 votes
- Nicole D Coakley – 143 votes
- Edward William Collins Jr. – 316 votes
- Lamar Cook – 104 votes
- Edward Green – 39 votes
- Mike Lee – 201 votes
- Ellen Theresa Moorhouse – 225 votes
There was a voter turnout of 1,424 people, or 9.6 percent, out of the 14,826 registered voters.