Hannah Kane Secures Victory in 11th Worcester District

BOSTON -- Republican Hannah Kane tonight secured victory in the special election for state representative in the 11th Worcester District, defeating her opponent Jason Palitsch.

"I'm thrilled with Representative-elect Kane's victory tonight, and I look forward to her joining our effort to make Massachusetts great," said Governor Charlie Baker. "She has the experience and dedication to be a great public servant for the people of her district."

"I had the honor of representing the 11th Worcester District for a decade, and I am delighted by Representative-elect Kane's victory," said Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. "She is a capable leader who will represent her constituents well. I look forward to working with her on issues vital to Central Massachusetts and the entire Commonwealth."

"On behalf of the Massachusetts Republican Party, I congratulate Representative-elect Kane on her victory. Hannah campaigned diligently for the past four months, and her partnership with the GOP team built on our extensive grassroots strategy that led to success in 2014," said MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes. Hannah's experience and leadership skills will make her a great addition to the Governor and Lt. Governor's team on Beacon Hill."