The Burlington Town Election results are in and we now know the winners of the town-wide contested races.
In the race for Town Clerk two-term incumbent Amy Warfield beat out challenger Joseph Welch with a vote total 2,330 to 417. Warfield will serve another five-year term as clerk.
In the race for Board of Selectmen there were three candidates for two open seats. incumbents Mike Runyan and Joe Morandi being challenged by longtime Town Meeting Member Shari Ellis. Both incumbents won reelection though it was close with Runyan garnering 1,649 votes, Morandi taking 1,581 and Ellis coming in with 1,520.
In the race for the Shawsheen Tech School Committee there were two candidates for one open seat. Both candidates were newcomers as the previous occupant decided not to run again this year. In the end accountant and small-businesses owner Christine Kim beat out Shawsheen alum Michael Kelly with 1,556 votes to 883.
There were also a number of town-wide positions on the ballots without challenges. Town Moderator Bill Beyer will serve another year in that position. Assessor Paul Sheehan will be back for another three years. Martha Simon will serve her third term on the School Committee. Incumbents Kevin Sheehan and Ram Voruganti will both have another term on the Library Trustees. Joseph Impemba will serve another five years on the Planning Board. David McSeeney will serve another term on the Board of Health and be joined by newcomer Andrea Sheehan. Retired longtime Burlington Treasurer/Tax Collector Brian Curtin will have five years on the Housing Authority. David Norden will return to the Recreation Commission and Stephen Nelson, who was appointed to fill in a spot on that commission, will finish out the year left on that seat.
You can find a complete list of election results on the Town Website at Burlington.org.