Surry Town Clerk Angela Smith (standing) confers with two of her ballot clerks during an April 29 recount at the town office of the April 23 Town Meeting referendum results. The results were unchanged. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY JENNIFER OSBORN

Recount in Surry confirms initial tally



SURRY Results from a recount of ballots cast in the April 23 Town Meeting referendum are unchanged, according to Surry Town Clerk Angela Smith.

Smith and her four ballot clerks conducted the recount Thursday evening, April 29.

The ballot count was exactly the same as from the 23rd.

Christopher Stark was elected to one open seat on the Board of Selectmen by a narrow margin over Reginald D. Winslow Jr., 216-205.

Kerry A. McKim’s election to the School Board with 181 votes also was confirmed. Candidate Kristen McFarland received 173 votes and Charles Croan III took 27 votes.

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your suggestions at [email protected] or call 667-2576.

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