In the Town Election scheduled for March 14, an incumbent and three other candidates will compete for two open seats. Vying for an at large seat are incumbent, Joshua Bourdon, and Planning Board Chairman David Granese.
In the Nov. 8 General Election, more votes were processed than ever before, according to election officials. Just over 17,000 votes, nearly 1,000 more than in previous elections were processed, Town Moderator Mary Till said in a Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
In an election year where Republicans ruled, Derry followed the state and national lead, returning six Republican state reps to their seats and adding four. Two, Richard Tripp and Brenda Willis, are new to the State House, while Pat Dowling and Frank Sapareto have served before. Derry Democrats mounted five candidates, two of whom have