Photo: Matt Sullivan.
Sullivan abandons run for Housing Authority
On the final day to withdraw from town-wide and Town Meeting contests, Hammond Road’s Matt Sullivan decided to remove his name in the race for a five-year seat on the town’s Housing Authority.
A frequent candidate in town, Sullivan did not mention a reason to town clerks when he abandoned his challenge. Realtor Ann Mahon is now the only candidate on the ballot for the seat.
A pair of residents – Tomi Olson and Paul Rickter – are on the ballot seeking a three-year position on the authority.
The numbers are in and the precinct with the greatest number of voters is …
The votes have been counted and there is a bit of an upset for the precinct with the greatest percentage number of voters in the Presidential Primary as Precinct 6 noised out Precinct 1, 60.7 percent to 60.5 percent. The biggest surprise of the night came from Precinct 7, known for having quiet polling areas, were voting participation nearly topped,a;
The biggest surprise of the night came from Precinct 7, known for having quiet polling areas, saw 57.6 percent venture out to take a ballot.
But there were no real losers this year as all precincts registered for than 54 percent voters turnout with a town-wide total number of 57.3 percent, a high figure in historical terms. Precinct 1; 60.52%
The number per precinct (thanks to the Town Clerk’s Office)
Precinct 1; 60.52%
Precinct 2; 54.07%
Precinct 3; 55.55%
Precinct 4: 55.04%
Precinct 5; 56.79%
Precinct 6; 60.65%
Precinct 7; 57.59%
Precinct 8; 58.93%