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Incumbents prevail in Deerfield balloting

Recorder/Paul Franz
Deerfield Town Clerk Mary A. Stokarski and her helpers, Michele Beckta, Carol Moro and Mary Lapinski check in voters on Tuesday at Town Hall for the Town Election and the State Primary.

Recorder/Paul Franz Deerfield Town Clerk Mary A. Stokarski and her helpers, Michele Beckta, Carol Moro and Mary Lapinski check in voters on Tuesday at Town Hall for the Town Election and the State Primary. Purchase photo reprints »

The annual town election was uneventful as all of the 11 posts up for grabs were uncontested. The incumbents easily secured another term.

The total vote turnout for the town election was 18 percent, with 650 out of 3,463 registered voters casting ballots.

A surprise write-in candidate, Geoffrey Sharp, nabbed the second Deerfield School Committee seat with 57 votes. Jamison Isler was also re-elected to the other school seat for a three-year term with 529 votes.

Alan Lipp was re-elected to a three-year term to the Frontier Regional School Committee. Andrew F. Rohrs was re-elected to a one-year term as Elector under the Oliver Smith will.

John R. Baronas Jr. and John F. Waite were re-elected to serve for three years on the Planning Board. Elsie M. Kolakoski was elected to a three-year term as Tilton Library trustee. Satu T. Zoller was elected two-year term as library trustee.

Voters re-elected Roger J. Sadoski Jr. to a three-year term as constable. Sharyn A. Paciorek secured her first term as constable, a three-year position.

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