Cushing voters replace incumbent selectman

Mar 16, 2020

Cushing — Cushing voters unseated an incumbent selectman in an extremely close race.

Challenger Craig Currie was elected with 77 votes compared to 75 votes for incumbent Selectman Laurie Haynes. The seat is for three years.

Haynes has served on the Board for nine years. Currie has been serving on the Board of Assessors.

The polls were open from 2 p.m. 8 p.m. Monday, March 16. The town postponed the annual town meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 because of the COVID-19 outbreak. A new date has not yet been scheduled.

Incumbent Assessor William Aboud was re-elected uncontested with 131 votes to a three-year seat on the Board of Assessors.

Terry Melanson was elected to the budget committee with 25 votes. The seat is for five years.

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