SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield ballot includes races for mayor and city council.
Incumbent Mayor Domenic Sarno is running for another four-year term in office. He’s been the city’s mayor for the last 11 years and was last elected in 2015. Mayor Sarno was being challenged by Yolanda Cancel, a former police officer, and community activist.
Sarno led the mayoral race by securing 77 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting.
This was Cancel’s first time running for mayor.
“I read the news, I’m on social media, I watch channel 22News, and we need to be informed, this is the age of information,” said Pat from Springfield.
Voters also decided the five Springfield City Councilors at Large and Councilors in Wards 4, 5, and 6.
There is no election for the school committee this year.
Polls closed at 8 p.m.
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