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UPDATED: List Of Winners In Central, Western Mass Elections

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Votes are still being tallied in one local, contested race while the rest in Central and Western Massachusetts have been called. 

State Representative for the 3rd District has not been decided - 9 of the 12 precincts have been counted as of noon on Nov. 4, Wednesday, but on Thursday, Nov. 5, the New York Times called Boldyga the victor. 

*Rep. Nicholas Boldyga, R - 60%, 9,822

Kerri O’Connor, D - 40%, 6,643

The Daily Voice will have updates on the results of the contested races and ballot questions Wednesday (Nov. 4) as soon as winners are called. Scroll down for results.

While some races - including the presidential - are too tight to call a winner as of the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 4.

A lot more than who will be the next president is being decided. In Central and Western Massachusetts, there are about a dozen contested races and questions voters are will decide at the polls. 

The following is a list of contested election races in Central and Western Massachusetts as well as the two ballot questions on ranked-choice voting and right to repair. Incumbents will have an asterisk * beside their names. Winners are in bold and italics.



Wed. Nov. 4 as of 7 a.m. 87% of the votes had been counted

*Sen. Ed Markey, D, - 66%, 2,014,350

Kevin O’Connor, R - 34%, 1,025086


Second Congressional District 100% votes counted

*Rep. Jim McGovern, D - 66%, 226,244

Tracy Lovvorn, R - 34%, 118,597


2nd Hampden and Hampshire District

47 out of 51 precincts counted as of 10 a.m. Nov. 4

*Rep. John Velis, D - 66%, 44,830

John Cain, R - 34%, 23,241

Worcester and Middlesex District 

*Sen. Dean Tran, R - 49.5%, 39,755 

John Cronin, D - 50.5%, 40,631


--- 3rd Hampden District ---

As of 7 a.m., Nov. 4, 9 out of 12 precincts counted. On Nov. 5 the NYT called Boldyga the winner.

*Rep. Nicholas Boldyga, R - 60%, 9,822

Kerri O’Connor, D - 40%, 6,643

--- 4th Hampden District ---

Matthew Garlo, D - 41%, 7,719

Kelly Pease, R - 49%, 9,327

--- 7th Hampden District ---

James “Chip” Harrington, R - 51%, 11,422

Jake Oliveira, D - 49%, 11,098

--- 9th Hampden District ---

Orlando Ramos, D - 12,149, 80%

Robert Underwood, unenrolled - 3,037, 20%

--- 11th Hampden District ---

*Rep. Bud L. Williams, D - 10,494, 84%

Prince Golphin, Jr., R - 2,042, 16%

--- 12th Worcester District --- 

Charlene Dicalogero, G - 4.4%, 1,076

Meghan Kilcoyne, D - 56%, 13,602

Susan Smiley, R - 39.6%, 9,613


As of Nov. 4, 7 a.m., 1,893 out of 2,173 precincts had been counted for the questions

Right to Repair - If approved - with a majority “yes” vote - independent Massachusetts mechanics will have access to the same vehicle diagnostics as car dealerships and brand-authorized repair shops.

YES: 75%

NO: 25%

Ranked-Choice Voting - If approved - with a majority “yes” vote - Massachusetts residents would use a ranked-choice system where instead of just voting for one candidate, a voter ranks the candidates from best to worst.


NO: 55%

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