Matthew Harrington, a Republican, won the race to fill an unexpired term in House District 19, part of Sanford.

Harrington received 699 votes, 48 percent, in a three-way race.

Jean Noon, a Democrat, came in second with 663 votes, 45 percent. Victor DiGregorio, an independent, finished third with 102 votes, 7 percent.

The seat is vacant because Rep. William F. Noon of Sanford died July 15 at age 66. Noon had a rare form of cancer.

There is still one year left in William Noon’s second term. Jean Noon is his widow.

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