Candidates populate Scarborough ballot

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SCARBOROUGH — Candidates have been finalized for three Town Council elections, two Board of Education elections, the Sanitary District and Portland Water District on the November ballot.

For two three-year seats on the Town Council, incumbents Judy Roy, 67, and Michael Woods, 52, returned nomination papers by Wednesday’s deadline.

Kerry Corthell, 58, turned in her nomination papers for the three-year seat on the council two weeks ago.

Iver Carlsen, 57, turned in nomination papers for the one-year seat recently vacated by Councilor Shawn Babine. Carlsen has lived in Scarborough for approximately nine years and has served on the Conservation Commission and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

James Benedict and Richard Sullivan Jr. also returned nomination papers for the one-year seat, but could not be reached for comment by deadline.

John Cole returned papers for re-election to the Board of Education.

Aymie Hardesty and William Armishaw also returned papers for the Board of Education seats.

School Board Chairman Brian Dell’Olio is not seeking re-election, but is running for the Maine House District 128 seat in the Legislature.

David Nelson and Herbert Waldron are running uncontested for two three-year terms on the Sanitary District.

Robert McSorely will run uncontested for the water district.

Emily Parkhurst can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 125 or