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Results Announced for Contested Town Moderator Race

The Town Clerk announced the results following a slow Election Day in Tewksbury.

The results are in from Town Election.
The results are in from Town Election.
On a slow Election Day in Tewksbury, residents at the polls selected a new Town Moderator while several other candidates will take office after winning uncontested races.

Jerry Selissen defeated Doug Sears in the race for Town Moderator by a tally of 885-640.

In addition to the race for Town Moderator, the following candidates ran successfully for uncontested positions:
  • Bruce Panilaitis -- Board of Selectmen
  • Brian Dick (Incumbent) -- School Committee
  • Patrick Joyce (Incumbent) -- Library Trustee
  • Robert Homeyer (Incumbent) -- Library Trustee
  • Louise A. Gearty (Incumbent) -- Housing Authority
  • Charles Roux (Incumbent) -- Board of Health
  • Vincent Fratalia -- Planning Board
A total of 1,571 votes were cast at the ballot boxes on Saturday, good for about 7.4 percent of the town's 21,098 registered voters.
Kathleen Brothers April 06, 2014 at 10:33 AM
Congrats to all the winners of yesterday's election. Special congrats to my colleague, on the Board of Health, Charlie Roux. Special thanks to Mr. Selissen and Mr.Fratalia for bringing coffee and donuts to the poll workers. We truly appreciated the hot coffee! Special thanks to my co-workers at Precinct 2 for making a slow voting day go so well.
TomH April 06, 2014 at 12:29 PM
25 write ins for planning board; 332 blanks. How many signatures do you need to get on the ballot?
Abbey Normal April 06, 2014 at 02:10 PM
50 certified voters' signatures
Robert L Homeyer April 06, 2014 at 09:57 PM
Someone asked how many write-in votes there were. Believe it or not, there were a total of 124 write-in votes in all.
Jennifer Nagle April 06, 2014 at 10:11 PM
There were more write ins for BOS than for PB... :)

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