Berkshire 2018-10-05T16:54:52+00:00

District attorneys make life-changing decisions for thousands of people here in Massachusetts every day. This fall, voters in six contested races have the opportunity to choose the right candidate who would help restore and strengthen our communities.

Berkshire County

Population:126,715

Candidates

Berkshire voters have the opportunity to vote for their next DA in the Primary Election on September 4 and in the General Election on November 6. We sent a questionnaire out to all of the candidates to see where they stood on some of the most important issues to voters.

Paul Caccaviello (D)

Ask Paul to Respond

Andrea Harrington (D)

Read Andrea’s Answers

Voter Guide

We created a comprehensive voter guide to highlight where the candidates stand on important issues.

Read the Berkshire County Voter Guide

2018 Incumbent

Longtime Berkshire County DA David Capeless announced his premature retirement on March 1 – a full 10 months before his term was set to expire. Capeless then recommended to Governor Baker that Caccaviello, Capeless’ chief deputy, be appointed to fill out the remainder of his unexpired term.

DA Election History & Turnout

2010 Primary

No Contest

2010 General

21% left DA field blank;
49% overall voter turnout

2014 Primary

No Contest

2014 General

No Contest

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