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Selectboard challenger defeats longtime incumbent at Cornish Town Meeting

Published: 6/9/2021 10:07:20 PM
Modified: 6/9/2021 10:07:23 PM

CORNISH — Challenger Dillon Gallagher defeated longtime Selectboard Chairman John Hammond in Australian ballot voting at Cornish Town Meeting on Tuesday.

Gallagher, a house builder, won the seat with 111 votes to 71 for Hammond.

Hammond was first elected to the Selectboard in 2006 when he won a three-way race to succeed outgoing Selectman Bill Gallagher, Dillon Gallagher’s father.

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