Monday, February 13, 2012

Maine: Three Berwick Selectmen ousted in recall vote

Less than half a year after adopting the recall, Berwick has held its first vote, which all three Berwick Selectman lost.  Joe E. Chambers lost by a 972-196 vote; Marcia E. Elton, 942-228 and James G. Ramsey, 964-204 vote. Replacement vote will be on April 3.

Note that with only two selectmen remaining, the board cannot have a quorum in meetings. The town cannot enter into any new contracts or pay bills until new members are elected.

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