WILLIAMSBURG, Mass. (WWLP) – The man who has represented much of the Hampshire and Franklin County Hilltowns for decades will be going back to Beacon Hill for a 13th term. Worthington Democrat Stephen Kulik has been re-elected to his 1st Franklin District seat, defeating Republican challenger and political newcomer Dylan Korpita of Deerfield.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Kulik received 11,877 or 70 percent of the vote to Korpita’s 5,018 or 30 percent.
The district is geographically one of the largest in the state, and ranges from the foothills of the Berkshires through the Connecticut River Valley to the Quabbin Reservoir. It includes the Franklin County towns of Ashfield, Buckland, Conway, Deerfield, Leverett, Montague, Shutesbury, Sunderland, and Whately, the Hampshire County towns of Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Huntington, Middlefield, Plainfield, Williamsburg, Worthington, and the Hampden County town of Chester.