Leslee Hill won the first selectman’s race in Canton Tuesday, while her fellow Republicans won a clear majority on the board.
Hill received 1,218 votes, while Democratic First Selectman Thomas Sevigny received 955. He, however, will still be seated on the board of selectman for a four-year term. Republican Beth Kandrysawtz, who was running uncontested, received 1,483 votes and will also be seated for a four-year term.
“While I am disappointed by the results, I am proud of the effort all our candidates and volunteers put forth. I look forward to working with the new members of the Board of Selectmen to help the Town of Canton forge a bright future.”
Republicans also took both two-year selectman positions, according to preliminary results with William Canny receiving 1,105 votes and Larry Minichiello garnering 1,049. Falling short were Democrats William Volovski (1,000) and Michael Pendell (684) and Green Party Candidate Benedict Holden (263). … Continue Reading