Rockland: Results in on contested races, ballot question

Unofficial results have come in on the contested races and a ballot question in Rockland at the town’s annual election Tuesday night.

In the three-candidate race for two seats on the Board of Selectmen, Incumbent Edward Kimball retained his seat with 2,024 votes and challenger Larry Ryan had 2,035 votes and took the second open seat over challenger Mike Zupkofska, who got 1,395 votes.

In the race for Highway Superintendent unofficial results have incumbent Robert Corvi as the winner by a narrow margin with 1,773 votes to challenger  David Taylor, Jr.’s 1,770.

Daniel Biggins and  Richard Phelps beat out five others candidates–Richard Dunham, Richard Harris, Elizabeth Henderson, Robert Mahoney,  and Jared Valanzola– for two seats on the School Committee. Biggins was the top vote getter with 2,233 followed by Phelps with 1,566.

Voters also appear to have narrowly passed a ballot question asking to assess an additional $150,000 in real estate and personal property taxes to fund the Rockland Memorial Library for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Unofficial results were 1,715 “yes” votes to 1,655 “no” votes.

Candidate Jarrod Valanzola called in live with election results and chatted with our election analysts..

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