Seven Cape Cod Towns Holding Spring Elections

YARMOUTH – Seven Cape Cod towns are holding spring elections Tuesday, with several contested races and tax override questions on the ballots.

In Yarmouth, there is contested race for two selectmen seats among four candidates, including incumbents Tracy Post and Michael Stone and challengers Joe Glynn and Thomas Martin.

Orleans voters have three choices for two seats in the selectmen’s race that includes incumbent Mark Mathison and challengers Erik Oliver and Cecil Newcomb.

There are three contested races in Falmouth, where selectmen Douglas Brown and Megan English Braga are running for re-election against challenger Mark Finneran.

There are also contested races for planning board and housing authority in Falmouth.

In Bourne, four candidates are running for two seats, including incumbents Peter Meier and George Slade and challengers Stanley Andrews and Sandra Goldstein.

Eastham voters will decide on a tax override that would allow the town to purchase the former T-Time driving range.

The purchase was already approved at town meeting and would be used for undetermined municipal purposes.

There are also contested races in Eastham for elementary school committee and Nauset Regional School committee.

Mashpee selectman Carol Sherman is being challenged by Shane Clark in Tuesday’s election. For school committee in Mashpee, incumbent Don Myers is challenged by Catherine West Lewis and Elana Doyle.

Harwich voters will decide on a contested selectmen’s race between incumbent Michael MacAskill and challengers Thomas Sherry and Stephen Ford.

There is also a contested race for school committee in Harwich.

In Brewster, there are contested races for school committee and housing authority.



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