Voters selected a former chairperson and a newcomer to fill open seats on each Milford’s Choose Board and Dr. Lewis S. Libby College Committee throughout Tuesday’s election. Corey LaBelle and Matthew Niles have been elected to the choose board whereas Michael Hildreth and Stephen Kingsbury have been elected to the varsity committee.
As a part of the city’s municipal election, there was a choose board seat left unfilled after Diane Lacadie died in December following an extended battle with most cancers, in accordance with her obituary. The phrases of Lacadie and LaBelle, who most just lately served as chairperson, expire in June.
LaBelle and Niles acquired 85 votes and 111 votes, respectively, in accordance with unofficial outcomes offered by City Clerk Leniessia Curtis. The opposite candidate was Charles Weymouth, who served on the board beforehand and acquired 70 votes.
There have been additionally 4 write-in candidates, together with Doug Libby, who acquired 62 votes. The opposite three acquired 5 votes or fewer every.
Milford voters forged 198 ballots in Tuesday’s election, unofficial outcomes present. Curtis considers the turnout pretty good, however the municipal and state election final June drew extra folks just because extra folks need to weigh in on Maine poll questions, she mentioned. There have been 345 ballots forged in June 2022.
Hildreth and Kingsbury have been elected to the varsity committee, amassing 124 votes and 105 votes, respectively. Kingsbury was a former instructor on the faculty, Curtis mentioned.
Hildreth and Armanda Day’s seats on the committee opened up due to expiring phrases. Hildreth was most just lately the chairperson.
The opposite candidate was Jami Martell, who acquired 94 votes.
There have been 5 write-in candidates, and every acquired one vote.