Adam Hinds wins primary in Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden Senate District

Sen. Adam Hinds (D-Pittsfield) is seen here in a WWLP file image

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Adam Hinds is the choice of Democratic voters in the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden Senate District, 22News projects.

With 96% of precincts reporting, Hinds has come out on top with 8,357 votes or 55% over Andrea Harrington in second with 5,738 votes or 38% and Rinaldo Del Gallo in third with 1,056 votes or 7%.

Hinds told 22News it was a gratifying victory; “It was a great race for all involved and we’re happy we have a strong message and we’re looking forward to demonstrate that politics should and can be positive and conclusive and can solve problems.”

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Hinds will now face Lanesborough Republican Christine Canning during the general election in November.

The state’s largest senate district geographically, the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden District includes all of Berkshire County, as well as western portions of Franklin and Hampshire Counties, and far northwestern Hampden County. It has been represented since 2007 by Pittsfield Democrat Benjamin Downing, who is retiring.

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The Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden district is shown here in dark green.

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