Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here are the unofficial results from Tuesday's town election.
Here are the unofficial results of today's town election: The Board of Selectmen had two open seats, both for 3-year terms. Elected were Matthew Strauss with 1,676 votes and John J. Callahan with 1,289. Charles Patsios garnered 730 votes while Patryk Januszewski finished out of a seat with 472 votes. On the School Committee, two seats were up for grabs, both for 3-year terms. In a surprise, incumbent Jaren Landen lost. Here are the numbers in that race, in which challengers Amy L. O’Connor and Carin T. Marshall won seats. Swampscott Patch will have more on tonight's town elections, so check back with us.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Four people have pulled nomination papers for the Board of Selectmen and three for the
Saturday, February 23
The information for this post was submitted by Town Clerk Susan Duplin It appears that there may be competitive elections after all this spring. So far, four candidates have pulled nomination papers for the Board of Selectmen and three for School Committee elections. Both the Board of Selectmen and the School Committee have two openings, each for three-year terms. Nomination papers must be obtained in person at the Town Clerk’s Office by the candidate or a designee of the candidate. A note or 'Declaration of Intent' with the candidate’s original signature is required to obtain nomination papers. You will find a Declaration of Intent form on the Elections Department section of the Town’s website www.town.swampscott.ma.us Offices & …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Glenn Kessler wins seat on Board of Selectmen, while Ted Delano wins term on School Committee.
It was a bad night Tuesday for incumbents as the chairs of the Board of Selectmen and School Committee were defeated and Board of Health member Nelson Kessler lost his bid for reelection. In the unofficial tally on the race for the lone Selectmen position, Glenn Kessler defeated Matthew Strauss with 1,058 votes to 981. In the School Committee race, Francis (Ted) Delano III defeated Jacqueline Kinney by 1,246 votes to 768 votes. Kinney, who described herself as feeling “disappointed, but not bereft,” said she felt there was an anti-incumbent mood among the electorate because of a lot of controversial issues before the town. “Being the chair sort of makes you a target,” she said of her race and Strauss' unsuccessful bid for reelection. In …