BOSTON -- MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement congratulating Senator-elect Dean Tran (R) on his victory in the special election in the Worcester & Middlesex state senate district.
The Boston Globe: "Republicans picked up a seat in the State Senate Tuesday night, when Fitchburg City Councilor Dean Tran defeated three other candidates in a special election, officials said." (Jake Johnson, "Republicans take State Senate seat in Worcester & Middlesex District," The Boston Globe, 12/5/17)
The Sentinel & Enterprise: "As a new state Senator, Tran said he will represent the district honestly and with integrity. 'I'm going to represent the people in this district the same way I've represented the people of Fitchburg,' he said." (Amanda Burke, "GOP's Dean Tran wins special election for state Senate seat by over 600 votes," The Sentinel & Enterprise, 12/5/17)
The Telegram & Gazette: "Fitchburg Republican Dean A. Tran emerged the victor in Tuesday’s special election for the open state Senate seat in the Worcester and Middlesex District, ahead of Leominster Democrat Susan A. Chalifoux Zephir, as well as an unenrolled and Green Party candidates." (Paula Own, "Republican Dean Tran of Fitchburg wins Senate seat," Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 12/5/17)