Essex Junction Annual Meeting Election Results
This year the community of Essex Junction held a virtual informational gathering on June 1st in advance of voting by Australian ballot on June 2.
In addition ballots were mailed to all active voters in the village (approximately 6,900) to vote on the budget and in the trustees election.
Results of the Village election as follows:
VILLAGE OF ESSEX JUNCTION
Village Meeting June 2, 2020 (postponed from April 1 & 14, 2020)
ARTICLE 1. Shall the voters act upon the report of the auditor?
Yes 1662 No 142
ARTICLE 2. Shall the voters approve an annual General Fund Budget in the amount of $5,367,655 for fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, $3,670,039 of which is to be levied in taxes against the Village Grand list?
Yes 1412 No 455
ARTICLE 3. Shall the voters approve holding the 2021 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 to act upon any articles not involving voting by Australian ballot and to reconvene on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 to vote for the Village officers and transact any business involving voting by Australian ballot?
Yes 1683 No 150
ARTICLE 5: To elect Village officers required by law including:
Moderator (one year term);
Moderator: Steven Eustis 1725 * Vote for one Write-ins 14 Undervotes 191
three Village Trustees (2 three year terms, 1 one year term);
Trustee (3 yr) Vote for 2: Dan Kerin 1563 * George Tyler 1561 * Write-in 30 Undervotes 706
Trustee (1 yr) Vote for one Amber Thibeault 1594 * Write-in 11 Undervotes 325
and one Library Trustees (5-year term)
Library Trustee Vote for one Ann Wadsworth 1715 * Write-in 13 Undervotes 202
Registered voters: 7,824
Total Votes (includes early/absentee) 1,930 Article
Voters in the Town of Essex and Town of Westford were also mailed ballots to vote on Unified school commissioners and the Unified school budget.
In the only contested race for seats on the school board, the results are:
Erin Kennedy Knox: 1142
Scott Brown: 909
Robin Law: 898