Recount scheduled for April 25

The polls shortly before they closed in Oak Bluffs. — Rich Saltzberg

Oak Bluffs has scheduled a recount for Monday, April 25, at 11 am. As it stands now, Gail Barmakian beat out Dion Alley by two votes, 505 to 503. Alley requested the recount.

The recount will take place in the meeting room at Oak Bluffs library, according to the notice posted by town clerk Colleen Morris.

On Tuesday, Morris tallied the winners of the finance committee seats from write-in votes cast during Thursday’s town election. Of the 216 write-ins for the three three-year seats Mimi Davisson had 46 votes, Sean Debettencourt had 40 votes, and Michael Taus had 38 votes. All three won seats. For the two-year seats on the finance committee, out of 123 write-ins, Dion Alley won with 10 votes and James Ruben Fitzgerald won with 10 votes. Chris Gibson won a write-in seat on the cemetery commission with 11 votes.


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