Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Former Springfield City Councilor Amaad Rivera jumps into crowded Hampden District state Senate race

SPRINGFIELD -- A fourth candidate plans to run against state Sen. James T. Welch, D-West Springfield, for the Hampden District seat this fall.

Democrat Amaad Rivera launched his campaign Monday for the seat, which encompasses all of West Springfield and parts of Chicopee and Springfield. He went to city halls in all three cities to drop off more than 1,000 signatures he and his campaign volunteers collected over the weekend.

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