One-term incumbent Chris Orestis lost a four-candidate race for two seats on the Town Council Tuesday.

Town voters elected open-space advocate Caleb Hemphill and fiscal conservative Charles McBrady with 1,325 votes and 1,272 votes, respectively.

Orestis came in third with 1,077 votes and business-friendly advocate Erin Mancini got 791 votes, according to unofficial results from Town Clerk Ellen Planer.

Hemphill, 53, operates a historic preservation woodworking business and has served on several local land conservation and trail groups.

He said he supports the comprehensive plan for future development and considers the town’s public schools to be an important feature of Falmouth.

McBrady, 47, the business development director at Zachau Construction in Freeport, also identified himself a fiscal conservative and said he believes Falmouth should be more business-friendly.

He said he’s a strong supporter of the town’s schools, but he’d push for a better balance of spending for all town needs.

Orestis, 48, who heads a long-term care insurance company, said he sought re-election because he wants to continue working on a council that is now free of “divisive personalities” and has become more cooperative without controversy generated by conservative agendas.

Mancini, 31, said she’s a fiscal conservative who ran for the council because she’s always wanted to be involved in policymaking.

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