Southwick annual town election results

Hampden County

SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WWLP) – Election results are in for Southwick, where residents voted to fill some 19 positions in town government Tuesday.

The original election day was scheduled to be May 12, but was postponed due to Covid-19 concerns.

There were two contested races this year: one for Select Board Chairman between incumbent Russell Fox, a Republican, and unenrolled candidate Charles Brett Colson II. The other contested race for moderator.

There were two contested races.

First, for select board chairperson, Republican incumbent Russell Fox gained 652 votes over challenger, Charles Brett Colson III’s 356 votes.

For moderator, Celeste St. Jacques received 537 votes to Marcus Phelps 356 votes.

Tuesday’s polling location was moved to the senior center, and several measures were in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

The town clerk said Tuesday’s vote was a good test for later elections.

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