Bath City Council, School Board incumbents win uncontested elections

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BATH — Uncontested incumbents were re-elected Tuesday to the City Council and Regional School Unit 1 board.

Councilor Sean Paulhus received 394 votes in Ward 2 seat, while Councilor Kyle Rogers received 365 votes in Ward 3 and Councilor Bernard Wyman had 391 votes in Ward 4. There was one write-in vote in Ward 3.

Chester Garrison of West Bath received 281 votes in Bath and 695 votes in West Bath for re-election to the RSU 1 board in District 4. Julie Rice of Bath received 687 votes in Bath and 364 votes in Phippsburg for her District 5 seat. Bath numbers were preliminary as of Wednesday morning.

Voter turnout in Bath was nearly 63 percent, with 4,746 out the city’s 7,552 registered voters casting ballots.

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A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001, and currently handles Bath, Topsham, Cumberland, and North Yarmouth. He and his wife, Lauren, live in the Portland area, and Alex recently released his third album of original music.