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No contested races on Monkton ballot

MONKTON — There will be no contested races in Monkton on Town Meeting Day.
On the selectboard, Selectman Roger Parker is running again for a three-year seat, and incumbent Henry Boisse is running again for a two-year seat.
All candidates for the Monkton Central School board are also unchallenged incumbents. Robert Radler is up for a three-year term; and both Marikate Kelley and Sarah Rougier are running again for one-year terms.
Dawn Griswold, chair of the Mount Abraham Union High School board, is running unchallenged for a second three-year term on the Mount Abe board. She first came on the board in 2013.
Otto Funke, who was appointed to the Mount Abe board to replace Shawna Sherwin after she resigned in October 2015, is running to finish up the remaining two years of Sherwin’s original term.
Monkton has a few spots still blank on the ballot, including a three-year library trustee position, as well as the offices of grand juror, town agent to defend and prosecute, and town agent to deed real estate. Write-in votes can be cast for those offices.
Monkton will hold its town meeting Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Monkton Central School, starting at 10 a.m. Voting by Australian ballot will take place Tuesday, March 1, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Monkton Fire Station. Monkton Town Clerk Sharon Gomez encourages voters to make note of the change of venue for this year’s voting by Australian ballot on Town Meeting Day.
Reporter Gaen Murphree is at gaenm@addisonindependent.com.

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