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Harrison Defeats Incumbent for Wenham Selectboard

Catherine Harrison defeated Patrick Wilson.

Catherine Harrison. File photo.
Catherine Harrison. File photo.
Catherine Harrison defeated incumbent Board of Selectmen member Patrick Wilson in Thursday's election in Wenham.

Harrison defeated Wilson by a count of 466 to 341, according to official vote totals.

"Winning this election would not have been possible without the hard work of my campaign committee and many others," Harrison said in a statement. "I would like to extend best wishes to Patrick Wilson who has made valuable contributions to the town. I look forward to working with my fellow selectmen to actively engage in helping to move the town of Wenham forward."

William Dery, Roger Kuebel, Stacey Metternick, and Lawrence Swartz were all elected to the School Committee.

The race was the only contested one on Thursday's ballot.

The voter turnout was 30 percent. Of the 2,749 registered voters in town, 824 cast a ballot Thursday.

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Catherine Hardy-Tinsley April 11, 2014 at 10:43 AM
Thirty percent!... Nice turn out Wenham! (considering about 1500 of Wenham's 4,800 residents is from Gordon College)
Jack Hauck April 11, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Catherine ... now get down to getting Wenham back on track!
richard boroff April 11, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Way to go Catherine!
Jay Burnham April 11, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Congratulations, Catherine!

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