Kelcourse Secures Victory in the 1st Essex District

BOSTON – Three days of hand recounts in Newburyport, Salisbury and Amesbury have confirmed Republican James Kelcourse won the election for State Representative from the 1st Essex District by 12 votes on November 4th.

“On behalf of the Massachusetts Republican Party, I would like to congratulate Representative-elect James Kelcourse on his victory. Throughout this campaign season, Mr. Kelcourse worked hard to spread his message and to win every vote,” said Kirsten Hughes, MassGOP chairman. “Ultimately he won because he ran a positive, issues-based campaign that resonated with the people in the border communities of the 1st Essex District. He is a terrific addition to Beacon Hill and I know he will serve his constituents well.”