Underway: Bedford’s 2019 Town Election

Candidates and their supporters arrived at the John Glenn Middle School early on Saturday morning. Among the group: Selectman candidates Chris Gittins, Emily Mitchell, and Bill Moonan; Planning Board candidates Mark Siegenthaler and Shawn Hanegan; Library Trustee candidate Gyasi Burks-Abbott; School Committee candidate Jill Marquis; and write-in candidate for Shawsheen Regional School Committee Nancy Asbedian – Image (c) JMcCT, 2019 all rights reserved – Click to view a larger image

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Election Warden Patricia Crew opened the polls and found just one voter waiting – Steven Kissel who as he often does, dressed for the occasion – Image (c) JMcCT 2019 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

Election Warden Patricia Crew opened the door to Bedford’s polling place at 8 o’clock sharp on Saturday morning, with just one voter waiting in line. There were reports of enthusiastic early voting, and the polls will be open until 6 pm, but the hordes were not out early.

In the parking lot, candidates and their supporters told a different story. Nearly everyone was on hand, with warm hats, gloves, and puffy coats to protect against the chill, and dark glasses to shield their eyes from the bright sunshine.

The polls are open until 6 pm. On the chance that you’d like to check the facts one last time, click this link for The Citizen’s pre-election wrap-up.

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