Reapportionment left Massachusetts in the lurch, losing one congressional district. The cramming together of 10 congressional districts into 9 ultimately led to Western Massachusetts taking the hit after evading the redistricting knife the past. Stitching Chicopee, Holyoke, Pittsfield, Springfield and Westfield together into the new
**This post has been corrected to fix a math error. Our earlier projections for turnout in Springfield’s section of the Hampden Senate District applied our projected turnout rate to all registered voters in the city, not the estimated number of registered voters in the district.