Incumbent Bucksport councilor wins re-election



BUCKSPORT — In a close six-candidate race for three Town Council seats, voters returned incumbent Town Councilor David Kee to the board for another three-year term.

Residents also voted in newcomers Paul Bissonnette and Dan Ormsby to the board.

Kee took the most votes with 988 while Bissonnette received 802 votes and Ormsby took 762.

There were just a handful of votes separating the three candidates who weren’t elected. James Morrison received 737 votes, while Glenn Findlay had 731 and Dan Harlan 720.

Town Clerk Kathy Downes reported that Bucksport had a 57 percent voter turnout on Election Day.

Of Bucksport’s 4,924 residents, 3,874 are registered to vote. Of those registered to vote, 2,225 did so on Nov. 7, Downes reported.

Jennifer Osborn

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