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    2023 Elections
    Sunday, March 03, 2024
    2023 Elections
    Sunday, March 03, 2024
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    Thurlow returns as East Lyme Zoning Commission chairwoman

    The move returned Thurlow, an unaffiliated member who lost reelection in November on the Republican ticket but was appointed to fill a vacancy this week, to her former leadership position.

    2023 Elections

    The all-Democratic Groton Town Council voted 6-3 to elect four-term incumbent Rachael Franco as the town’s new mayor.
    A recount for Groton’s Representative Town Meeting District 6 race brought no changes to the winners.
    One of the Preston candidates involved in a two-way tie for a seat on the Planning and Zoning Commission withdrew from the race Tuesday, avoiding the need for a special election.
    The Planning and Zoning Commission election has ended with a tie between two Republican candidates, requiring a special election unless one withdraws.

    2023 Elections

    Monday’s recount upheld the winners of the town’s elections last Tuesday for selectmen, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, and Zoning Board of Appeals alternates
    Close races on the Board of Selectmen and Board of Education, among others, have prompted a recount Monday morning at Town Hall.
    With voters delivering big wins to Democrats on Election Day, East Lyme’s first selectman-elect Dan Cunningham hit the ground running Wednesday.
    Four Democrats and one Republican won the four-year seats on the Board of Education, and a Democrat won the two-year term in Tuesday’s election, according to unofficial results from the Town Clerk.
    Voters elected 26 members to the Representative Town Meeting ― 14 Republicans and 12 Democrats across four voting districts.

    2023 Elections

    Norwich city officials will dissect the referendum failure for a new police station and decide what to do next.
    Newcomer Gavin Lodge, a Democrat, unseated eight-year incumbent Republican Mary Powell-St. Louis on the Region 18 Board of Education by a decisive margin in a race he said came down to the values of Lyme.
    We’ve updated our election grid with the numbers that cities in towns in our coverage area reported to the Secretary of the State.
    Multiple races in Preston will need to be recounted, with results from Tuesday’s election too close to call.
    Unofficial totals late Tuesday night showed Democrat Dan Cunningham with a 93-vote lead over Republican Anne Santoro.
    Democrats retook control of the City Council and increased their majority on the school board Tuesday night.
    Voters shifted the makeup of the Town Council on Tuesday, electing a Democratic majority to the seven-member council.
    The three members of the Board of Selectmen were reelected in an unopposed race Tuesday.
    Incumbent Democrat Farouk Rajab, 52 , was reelected to one of three available seats on the board of Education with 3,617 votes. he has served for the last five years and is currently the chairman.
    Groton voters on Tuesday elected a Town Council, Board of Education and Representative Town Meeting.
    Old Lyme ― Former First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder, who held the town’s top post from 2011 to 2019 and also briefly served as chairwoman of the Connecticut Port Author...
    Results for the Lyme and Preston elections were not available late Tuesday and will be published online Wednesday morning and in Thursday’s Day paper.
    In the town’s first ever four-way first selectman race, Danielle Chesebrough defeated her three opponents Tuesday to secure her third term.
    Democrat Jim Lampos and Republican Judith Read win seats on Board of Selectmen.
    Norwich residents approved $6 million for roadwork, while rejecting the proposed new $44.75 million new police station in a much closer vote after absentee ballot counts were included late Tuesday.
    Republicans retained control of the town’s nine-member school on Nov. 7.
    New London Democrats will again hold all seven seats on Board of Education.
    Incumbent Mayor Michael Passero sealed a third, four-year term in office Tuesday after soundly trouncing his Republican and Green Party challengers.
    The City of Groton’s elections, historically held in May, were held for the first time in November this year.
    Day reporters are out at the polls ready to report the results of municipal elections in the region as soon as they are available. Check The Day website for frequent updates throughout the evening. (Updated at 7:20 p.m.)