Chilmarkers went to the polls in the Chilmark Community Center on Wednesday to elect town officers. The election featured one contest for a seat on the library board of trustees and a changing of the guard on the three-member board of selectmen.
Carol Shweder, 172 votes, outpaced Zoe Thompson, 105 votes, to win a three-year seat on the Chilmark library board of trustees.
James Malkin, 229 votes, ran unopposed for a seat on the board of selectmen previously held by Jonathan Mayhew, who opted not to run for re-election.
Write-in votes decided the elections for surveyor of wood, lumber, and bark (Keith Emin, 9 votes), fence viewer (Sam Feldman, 37 votes), and filled an additional seat on the board of health (Linda Countinho, 3 votes).
The following candidates were elected without opposition: Clarissa Margaret Allen (252), board of assessors; Katherine Lees Carroll (240), board of health; Susan B. Murphy (241), finance committee; Clarissa Margaret Allen (243), site review committee; Mitchell Posin (245), Peter Cook (189), and Christopher Martin MacLeod (190), planning board; Everett Poole (254), moderator; Melanie Becker (247), treasurer; Sarah Cook (227), cemetery commissioner; and Keith Emin (250), tree warden.