Dan Dunn is the new face on the Board of Selectmen, as he and Diane Mahon won reelection with ease and Annie LaCourt had a less-easy victory. For town clerk, Stephanie Lucarelli swamped Jack Hurd by more than 1,200 votes. For School Committee, Joe Curro and Leba Heigham were easily reelected, and newcomer Bill Hayner won the third seat. Curro had the most votes of candidates for key offices, with 4,779.
In the annual Town Election held Saturday, April 2, 7,466 Arlington residents of 29,038 registered cast ballots, or 25.7 percent. That compares with 6,068 in 2010, or 20.5 percent. Here are the unofficial results of main offices. The town website reports results of all precincts, including Town Meeting members (.PDF):
|TOWN CLERK(elect one to 3-year term)||SELECTMEN(two seek three -year terms)|
Stephanie L. Lucarelli:
Jack W. Hurd:
Diane M. Mahon:
Daniel J. Dunn:
Maria A. Romano:
(elect one to one-year term)
(elect two to three-year terms)
Joseph E. Curran:
|James L. Dolan:
Unopposed for a three-year term as town treasurer, incumbent Stephen J. Gilligan received 5,094 votes.
Unopposed for a three-year term as assessor, Mary Winstanley O’Connor received 4,766 votes.
Unopposed for a five-year term on the Housing Authority, Nicholas C. Mitropoulos had 4,852 votes.
Write-in winners of Town Meeting seats are:
Precinct 2: Maureen T. O’Neil, 55 Mott St., 31 Votes
Precinct 4: Joseph M. Marshall, 72 Varnum St., 6 Votes
Precinct 9: Stephen M. Liggett, 25 Hayes St., 55 Votes
Precinct 11: Leba Heigham, 82 Richfield Road, 23 Votes
Precinct 15: Victoria P. Ford, 16 Twin Circle Drive, 61 Votes
Precinct 18: John W. Canniff, 71 Hathaway Circle, 8 Votes
Precinct 21: Zarina G. Memon, 15 Sunset Road, 38 Votes
Town election turnouts for the past 10 years:
2009: 7,538 (included four ballot questions on the sale of alcohol)
2006: 8,135 (included three ballot questions on the sale of alcohol)
2004: (results not posted on town website, but the only contested townwide race was for housing authority
2001: 7,505 (included debt exclusion vote for Symmes acquisition)
2000: 10,711 (included debt exclusion vote for schools)
Previous town elections: Town Web site election link
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