Springfield Election 2019

A vote here sign in English and Spanish on sidewalk
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   Voters head to the polls in the largest city in western Massachusetts Tuesday to elect a mayor and 13 city councilors. 

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     There has been a jolt in the race for mayor in the largest city in western Massachusetts.

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An initiative by the city council in Springfield, Massachusetts intended to improve turnout for this year’s municipal election has hit a snag.  There is no money to pay for it. 

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    Hoping to boost voter turnout in the largest city in western Massachusetts, an election notification law has been adopted. 

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      A retired advocacy journalist has kicked off a campaign to become mayor of the third-largest city in Massachusetts.  She faces an uphill effort against a well-liked, albeit controversial, incumbent.

Matys O'Connell via Twitter

      With the deadline passed for candidates to turn in nomination papers, the municipal election picture is coming into focus in the largest city in western Massachusetts.    A discussion is also underway about taking steps to boost voter turnout, which in recent local elections in Springfield has been anemic.

Twiggs 2017 campaign

A prominent community and civil rights leader in Springfield, Massachusetts is retiring from public office.