May 21, 2018
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Scarborough voters toss out incumbents

By David Harry, The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Jean-Marie Caterina and William Donovan were elected to three-year terms on the Scarborough Town Council, defeating incumbent Judy Roy and ending a comeback bid by former Councilor Carol Rancourt.

Donovan topped all candidates with 2,177 votes. Caterina earned 2,065, while Roy had 1,482 votes and Rancourt finished last with 1,208.

The School Board will feature two newcomers as Jane Leng and Jodi Shea won 2,522 and 2,193 votes, respectively. Incumbent John Cole trailed with 1,834 votes in the race for two seats with three-year terms.

In trustee races for the Scarborough Sewer District and Portland Water District, newcomer Seth Garrison won seats by defeating two incumbents. Garrison and incumbent David Nelson each won three-year seats as sanitary district trustees, while incumbent Herbert “Bud” Waldron failed in his re-election bid.

Garrison also defeated incumbent Robert McSorley for a five-year seat as a Portland Water District trustee.

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