2 Jordans win Cape Elizabeth council seats

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CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Councilor Caitlin Jordan was re-elected in the Nov. 8 election.

Her cousin, Penny Jordan, was elected to another council seat.

Caitlin Jordan received 4,142 votes, Penny Jordan received 3,940, and Shannon Auritt trailed with 1,817 votes.

Cape Elizabeth saw an 80 percent voter turnout with 6,598 ballots cast. 

Caitlin Jordan, a lifelong Cape Elizabeth resident, will be entering her third term on the council. She works at Alewive’s Brook Farm and also runs her own legal firm.

“I’m happy to serve the community for another three years,” she said.

She said she’s looking forward to developing the town’s new Comprehensive Plan and establishing a harbors committee.

“I’m glad to be able to have my voice in on those issues,” she said.

Penny Jordan, who has also lived in Cape Elizabeth her entire life, is a farmer and business consultant. She is president of the Cape Farm Alliance, vice president of the Cumberland County Farm Bureau, and previously served on the Town Council for one term from 2007-2010. 

“Of course I’m extremely excited about being elected to represent the people of Cape Elizabeth and to let them know that I look forward to being available and accessible to them,” she said.

Auritt couldn’t be reached for comment regarding the results of the election.

School Board candidates Susana Measelle Hubbs, who is in her first term, and Kimberly Carr both won seats in uncontested elections. Carr received 4,723 votes and Hubbs received 3,940 votes.

Kate Gardner can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 125 or kgardner@theforecaster.net. Follow her on Twitter: @katevgardner.

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I'm a reporter for The Forecaster covering Freeport, Yarmouth, Chebeague Island, and Cape Elizabeth. I'm from a small town in NH no one's ever heard of. When not reporting, I can be found eating pasta and reading books, often at the same time.