Westfield mayoral election results

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Former Police Captain Michael McCabe has been elected as Westfield Mayor, defeating current Mayor Don Humason.

In Westfield, the race for mayor was a rematch of the 2019 race, with Mayor Don Humason being challenged by former police captain Michael McCabe. Humason, a former state senator, narrowly defeated McCabe to become mayor two years ago but this year’s election was not as closed.

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The unofficial results show McCabe winning by roughly 900 votes, compared to Humason’s 90 vote win two years ago. Humason conceding to McCabe around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.

McCabe will serve a two year term in Westfield. 22News spoke with the newly elected mayor about his plans in this new position, “I’d like to revisit the pandemic response and revisit some of the prioritization of a couple of street that I think really should take precedence over where we are now and I’d really like to get to know the city again from the inside out.”

As for City Council Ward 1, incumbent Nick Morganelli took 63 percent of the votes over Marybeth Berrien. All other incumbent city councilors at-large ran unopposed.

The polls have now closed in the city. Polling hours in Westfield were from: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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