Hollis runs out of electronic ballots
Incumbent Selectmen Frank Cadwell and Vahrij Manoukian were elected to second terms on the Hollis Board of Selectmen, earning 675 and 541 votes, respectively. Challenger Spencer Stickney earned 387 votes.
Challenger Bob Labednick took 214 votes.
Both incumbent members lost the race, with Debbie Pucci taking 332 votes and Betsey Cox-Bureau taking 420 votes.
Hollis voting on all town warrant items will take place Wednesday evening, March 12 at 7 p.m. in the Hollis Brookline High School gymnasium. Thursday, March 13 is the alternate date should the meeting have to be continued, or is postponed due to weather.
Murphy re-elected to Board of Selectmen
Selectman Sean Murphy narrowly earned a second term on the board, defeating challenger and former Selectman Joe Guthrie by a margin of 781-723.
In another contested race on the municipal side, Town Clerk Patricia Curran easily outdistanced challenger Sandra Gaudette.
— Adam Swift, Union Leader Correspondent
Selectmen Philpot, Dowling re-elected
A three-man race for two seats on the Board of Selectmen went to the two incumbents. Darrell Philpot secured 436 votes, and Karl Dowling earned 360 votes. Challenger Keith Thompson brought in 267 votes in the only contested race on the ballot.
— Nancy Bean Foster, Union Leader Correspondent
Mayhew to replace Boette on board
Lee Mayhew, who ran unopposed for the single seat on the Board of Selectmen secured 194 votes. Mayhew replaces outgoing Selectman Kevin Boette who decided not to run for another term.
Esposito re-elected to Board of Selectmen
Local voters re-elected Jack Esposito to the Mont Vernon Board of Selectmen during Tuesday’s town election.
John Quinlan Jr. secured a spot on the Mont Vernon School Board with 290 votes. He ran unopposed.
Action on various town warrant articles will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Mont Vernon Village School where voters will be presented with a proposed town operating budget of $2,127,955.
— Kimberly Houghton, Union Leader Correspondent
Write-in candidate elected selectman
A write-in campaign proved successful for Kermit Williams who took the single seat on the Board of Selectmen with 287 votes. Williams beat official contenders Sandra Fisher (179), Eric Parsons (49), and Douglas Whitney (66). The only other contest, a two-way race for water commissioner, went to Steve Elliot (277) over Frank Edelblut (215).