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Town Election on Saturday, March 19, 2022

Submitted by TCTF on Fri, 02/18/2022 - 00:00

Winchester will be holding the 2022 Annual Town Election on Saturday, March 19, 2022. At the election, voters will choose the Town Moderator; two members of the Select Board; a Town Assessor; two members of the Board of Health; three members of the Planning Board; two members of the School Committee; two Trustees of the Public Library, and one member of the Housing Authority. In addition, each of the eight precincts will elect members of Town Meeting.

Note that polling places have changed! Now, everyone will be voting at Winchester High School, 80 Skillings Road. The polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The Town Website has election information, including the following.

For most elections there are forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters, broadcast by WinCAM (which often has other news and information about elections).

The League of Women Voters voter guide is now available on its website, and they have produced the WinchesterVotes2022 app, which is available for download.

The League of Women Voters will have four debates on two evenings: On March 2, School Committee and Board of Health; and on March 9, Select Board and Planning Board (links on those titles are to the recordings on WinCAM).  The debates will be broadcast on WinCAM (Comcast Ch. 9 or Verizon Ch. 37), and streaming live  WinCAM website, where they will be available as recordings.  In addition the League will prepare a voter guide with candidate profiles, available by March 5 on their website.

As of February 17, the following candidates are listed (note that some candidates had withdrawn but were erroneously listed here; the current list is taken from the printed ballots). Names are in alphabetical order.

  • Moderator: Heather Von Mering
  • Select Board (elect 2): Anthea Brady, Vincent Lawrence Dixon, John Fallon, James A Johnson, III
  • Assessors Board: Patrick Gill
  • Board of Health, 3 yrs (elect 1): Jennifer Infurna, Ruth Trimarchi
  • Board of Health, 1 yr (elect 1): Lauren Costello, Gregory Sawicki
  • Planning Board, 3 yrs (elect 1): Philip Arthur Frattaroli, Diab Jerius
  • Planning Board, 1 yr (elect 2): Kurt Spring, (no candidate for second position)
  • School Committee (elect 2): Karen Bolgnese, John F. Dobbins, Christian Nixon
  • Library Trustees (elect 2): David Coughlin, Wendy Karle
  • Housing Authority: No candidate

In addition, there are 67 vacancies for Town Meeting, with candidates listed both on this site and on the Town's website.

Last modified: Mon, 03/21/2022 - 18:17

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