Plymouth: Elections yield some landslide victories

Plymouth held town elections on Saturday, with Ken Tavares easily winning the only seat on the Board of Selectmen with 2,397 votes.

Tavares beat out Richard Quintal, who got 1,459 votes, Robert Morgan’s 958, and John Moody, who garnered 676 votes.

Malcolm MacGregor won the seat on the Planning Board with 3,349 votes over challenger Kenneth Beuchs’ 1,783.

A non-binding referendum question asking selectmen to request that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission delay the relicensing of the Pilgrim nuclear plant until safety issues have been addressed, was approved by a margin of 3,213 to 2,222 votes.

Plymouth reported a 15-percent voter turnout.

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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.