SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – It was a big election night in western Massachusetts with a few new faces winning office.
In the city of Holyoke, Joshua Garcia won the mayoral race in a city with, according to the U.S. census, a majority Latino and Hispanic population. Garcia is officially the first Latino mayor in Holyoke history.
In the city of Westfield, Michael McCabe won over Don Humason in a rematch of their 2019 race, but this time McCabe won by a larger margin.
Western Massachusetts has three new mayors. Hampshire County’s newest mayor in Northampton is Gina-Louise Sciarra winning with an aggressive majority vote.
Both Garcia and Sciarra will serve four year terms, McCabe will serve a two year term. This event was a great night for political newcomers.