Dugan And Cook Win Townsend Town Council Election - Results Are Official

by Super User

The May 5 election results from the Town of Townsend have been certified by the State Board of Elections with challenger Edgar Dugan and incumbent Cindy Cook winning the election with 129 and 121 votes respectively. Incumbent Jermaine Hatton received 58 votes. The new members will be sworn into office at the June 6 council meeting, 7:30pm at Town Hall, and the council will then nominate and appoint the mayor for a one year term.  Rudy Sutton is the current mayor. 

Dugan, was making his second run for the council and will begin his first two-year term while Cook will begin her third two-year term. Cook and Dugan ran as a team with joint campaign signs and during the candidates meet and greet on May 2, Cook said she encouraged Dugan to run and urged voters to vote for him.

Hatton had served 6 years on the council with 3 years as mayor.

Photo credits of Edgar Dugan and Cindy Cook: Keith Thompson



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