Town Election Update After the Caucuses – Five Contested Races

Town Election Update After the Caucuses – Five Contested Races

Offices on the May 21, 2018 Ballot

All Hopkinton precincts vote at the Middle School. Polls are open 7:00am-8:00pm on Monday, May 21. School will be in session, so please park in the back and use the back entrance to the Brown Gym. Follow the signs. There are five contested races this year. eHop as an organization does not specifically endorse any of the candidates, click to read our policy for more info.

Contested Races:

Board of Selectmen, 3 Years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race

  • Patrick Atwell, Unenrolled
  • Brian Herr, Republican (incumbent)
  • Irfan Nasrullah, Democrat

Planning Board, 5 Years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race

School Committee, 3 Years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race

  • Kristin A. Dykstra, Unenrolled
  • Amanda F. Fargiano, Unenrolled
  • Meg Tyler, Democrat

Board of Health, 3 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Michael J King, Democrat (incumbent)
  • Richard P Jacobs, Unenrolled

Board of Library Trustees, 3 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Nanette A Kenrick, Democrat
  • Stanley Pulnik, Democrat

Uncontested Races:

Board of Assessors, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Lesley Ficarri, Democrat (incumbent)

Cemetery Commissioners, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Thomas Pratt, Democrat (incumbent)

Commissioners of Trust Funds, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Janine S LeBlanc, Democrat

Constable, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Francis D’Urso, Democrat (incumbent)

Parks & Recreation Commission, 3 Years, Vote for 2

  • Robert T Dobinski, Republican (incumbent)
  • Daniel F Terry, Republican (incumbent)

{List Updated 4-14-18}

Appointed Seats:

Planning Board, 1 year, Appointed Seat

  • At the 3-26-18 Planning Board meeting, it was announced that member Kelly Karp was resigning. Due to the timing so close to the annual election, this open seat has been announced and then someone will be appointed for a 1-year term at a joint meeting of the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board. Interested parties must be a registered voter in the Town of Hopkinton and should apply by April 13, 2018. The date of the meeting to appoint a replacement has not yet been announced. Read more…

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