Published DateGILMANTON — The Daily Sun learned late Tuesday night that Donald Guarino defeated Betty Ann Abbott for an open seat on the Board of Selectmen.
Guarino garnered 411 votes to Abbott's 344. Both are former selectmen who chose to run again when outgoing Selectman's Chair Rachel Hatch retired.
Guarino said last night that he was pleased that so many people came out to vote in town's first of SB-2 election. He said it's been a long time since 750 people showed up to vote at a town election.
At press time the votes on the many warrant articles in Gilmanton, including one on mandatory recycling were not available.