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Republican State Representative Peter Durant To Run For Massachusetts Senate

June 8, 2023

State Senator Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) is leaving her position later in June to become the rural affairs director in Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey’s administration.

On the Democratic side, state Representative Jon Zlotnik (D-Worcester) is running for the post. On the Republican side, another state legislator will run.

State Representative Peter Durant (R-Spencer) also plans to run for the seat, according to Patch. Durant has represented the Sixth Worcester District since 2011.

The special election date has not yet been set.

The Worcester and Hampshire District, which Gobi represents, include Gardner, Worcester (Ward 7, Precincts 2, 4, 5, 6; Ward 9, Precincts 3 and 4), Barre, Brookfield, East Brookfield, Hardwick, Holden, Hubbardston, Leicester, New Braintree, North Brookfield, Oakham, Paxton, Phillipston, Princeton, Rutland, Spencer, Sterling, Templeton, West Brookfield, Westminster, and Ware.

Democrats currently outnumber Republicans in the Massachusetts Senate by 37 to 3.


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