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Burlington’s 2022 Election Results

The Burlington Town Election results are in and we now know the winners of the town-wide contested races. 

For the race for School Committee there were three candidates for two open seats, including Incumbent Christine Monaco and challengers Jeremy Brooks and Melissa Massardo.
Tom Murphy, who served on the board for 27 years, did not seek re-election. Monaco won re-election and Massardo won the other open seat. Massardo led with 1, 592 votes, followed by Monaco with 1,456 votes, and Brooks walked away with 1,212 votes.

The race for Board of Health also saw three candidates running for two open seats, including Incumbent Dr. Ed Weiner, and challengers Janice Cohen and Gayle DaMore.
Dr. Wayne Saltsman, who served on the board for 15 years, did not seek re-election. Dr. Weiner won re-election with 1,641 votes, followed by newcomer DaMore with 1,314 votes. Cohen walked away with 1, 118 votes.

There were also a number of town-wide positions on the ballot that were non-contested. Incumbent Nick Priest was re-elected to the Select Board. This will be his second-term. Planning Board Mike Espejo will now serve on the Select Board, winning the seat vacated by long-time Board member Bob Hogan. Hogan did not return papers after serving on the Select Board for twelve years. Incumbents Brenda Rappaport and Barbara L’Heureux will each serve another term on the Planning Board.

Town Moderator Bill Beyer will serve another year in that position. Assessor Catherine O’Neil will be back for another three years. Incumbent Robert Neufeld will have another term on the Library Trustees. Stephen Nelson will return to his seat on the Recreation Commission. Incumbent William F. Pepicelli and newcomer Dennis C. Otis will each serve three-years in the position of Constable.

You can find there complete list of election results on the town website Monday morning.