Congressman Barney Frank holds evening of politics in Holyoke

More than 180 people were expected to attend Saturday's fundraiser

  1. HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Dozens of people gathered in Holyoke Saturday to enjoy an evening of politics with former congressman Barney Frank.

Guests dined on food and enjoyed drinks. Barney Frank was in western Massachusetts to discuss the state of politics. 22News asked the former congressman, what first time voters should be looking for in their next president.

Barney Frank, a former congressman said, “They should be looking for candidate, who one, is sensible, competent and able, and in her right mind. Secondly, you should look for things you care about.”

More than 180 people were expected to attend Saturday’s fundraiser. The event was sponsored by the Holyoke, Easthampton, and Southampton Democratic committees.