John is proud to have been endorsed by organizations, elected officials, and community members from across the District and State in his campaign for re-election. 


John’s endorsements include: 


Hampden County District Sheriff Nick Cocchi

Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni

Agawam Mayor Bill Sapelli

West Springfield Mayor Will Reichelt

IBPO 388

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 104

Massachusetts Coalition of Police

Pioneer Valley Building Trades

Construction Laborers’ Union Local 999

West Springfield Firefighters Local 2212

International Association of Firefighters Local Westfield 1111

IBPO Local 364

IBEW Local 7

Massachusetts Teachers Association

UFCW Local 1459

Massachusetts Realtors

Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts

Holyoke Police Supervisors Union

Holyoke Patrolman’s Union

Westfield Police Supervisors’ Association

West Springfield Police Patrolman’s Union

West Springfield Police Supervisors’ Union

Southampton Police Officers Union

Easthampton Police Union

Chicopee Police Supervisors’ Union

Chicopee Police Patrolman’s Union

Springfield Police Supervisors’ Association

Springfield Police Patrolman’s Union

Boston Police Patrolman’s Association

Hampden County Corrections Officers Union

Massachusetts Coalition of Police

State Police Association of Massachusetts


John Velis is a member of the Army Reserves. Use of his rank, job title, or photos in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Army or DOD.
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