November 5, 2013

Westbrook mayor Hilton wins again

Chau, Rairdon and O’Hara are elected to the City Council.

By Leslie Bridgers
Staff Writer

Incumbent Colleen Hilton won her third term as Westbrook mayor Tuesday, with 1,872 votes.

Second in the three-way race was James Tranchemontagne with 1,228 votes. Ernest Porell came in third with 422 votes.

For Ward 2 city councilor, incumbent Victor Chau defeated Matt Maloney, 426-177.

In the three-way race for Ward 4 councilor, Gary Rairdon defeated Ann Peoples, a state representative, and Susan Rossignol, the city’s former finance director.

Rairdon had 272 votes, followed by Peoples with 224, then Rossignol with 63.

Incumbent John O’Hara held onto his at-large seat with 1,829 votes to Veronica Bates’ 1,469 votes.

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