In what some might term a win for the Old Guard, Kate O’Connor, John Allen, and David Schoales were elected to the Brattleboro Selectboard today. O’Connor easily defeated Spoon Agave for the 3 year seat by a vote of 985 to 664. Allen was the highest vote getter for the 1 year Selectboard seat with 710 votes. Schoales garnered 580 points, narrowly defeating Ian Kiehle who had 564.
Kate O’Connor is daughter of former Selectperson Martha O’Connor who left the Selectboard in 2011. John Allen served with Martha O’Connor during his time on the Selectboard but lost to Daryl Pillsbury and Jesse Corum in 2010.
David Schoales has the distinction of being on two major town boards, the Selectboard and the Town School Board. Schoales won reelection to the School Board with 1165 votes.
Lawrin Crispe edged Douglas Cox 779-761 for Representative Town Meeting Moderator.
All Town Meeting Representatives on the ballot were elected. Write-in results come later.
Full results coming…