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Complete 2022 election results (as of Friday) | Westerly

Below are the unofficial results of Tuesday’s voting starting Friday. The results are not official until the state confirms the figures: (* = chosen)

WEST

candidate votes

CITY COUNCIL

*Philipp M. Overton (R) 5.188

*Edward P Morrone (D) 5,089

*Kevin J Lowther II (D) 4.991

*William J Aiello (U) 4,693

*Joy L.Cordio (D4.667

*Dylan J LaPietra (U) 4.610

*Mary E Scialabba (D) 4.287

Robert L Lombardo (U) 3,643

Mark J. Sullivan (U 3.121

Mark S Melvan (U) 2,470

SCHOOL COMMITTEE

*Leslie S Dunn (D) 4.231

*Lori E Wycall (R) 4,140

*Michael W Ober (D) 3,968

Timothy C Killam (U) 3,445

Angela B Goethals (D) 3,272

Seth M.Logan (U) 2,914

ELECTION QUESTIONS

4. AUTHORIZATION OF THE ISSUES OF BOND AND BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING $50,000,000

Shall an Act passed at the 2022 General Assembly Session entitled “An Act Authorizing the City of Westerly to Issue General Debentures, Debentures and Other Evidence of Debt up to a maximum of $50,000,000 to fund the construction, renovation, improvement and to finance the reconstruction, repair, establishment and equipment of schools and school facilities throughout the city subject to the approval of state housing subsidies with a reimbursement rate or state share ratio of at least 35% of the eligible expenditure and provided that the authorization is reduced by grants from the Capital fund of the school building authority” be approved?

*Approve 6,195

2,916 reject

5. RHODE ISLAND CANNABIS ACT – CITY AUTHORITY

Should the city issue new cannabis-related licenses to companies involved in the cultivation, manufacture, laboratory testing, and retail sale of cannabis for adult recreational use?

*Approve 5,067

4.146 reject

6. STATE TIME RESTRICTIONS

Should Section 2-1-1 of the City Bylaws be amended, effective as of the commencement of the general election in 2024, to elect City Councilors for staggered terms as follows: The four (4) most voting members shall serve for four (4) years, the following three (3) voting members will serve for two (2) years. No councilor can serve longer than eight (8) consecutive years?

*Approve 6,508

2,551 reject

7. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Should Section 10-1-1 of the City Bylaws be amended to eliminate the vacant position of “Director of Public Works”? The positions of Superintendent of Public Works and Superintendent of Utilities remain.

*Approve 6,504

2,450 reject

8. HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Should Articles 12-4-1 through 12-4-5 of the City Bylaws be amended to remove the vacant position of “Head of Development Services” and all references to it?

*Approve 6,282

2,517 reject

9. RHODE ISLAND CODE OF ETHICS

Should Section 2-1-2 of the Town Charter be amended to conform with the Rhode Island Code of Ethics?

* Approve 6,699

2.174 reject

10. INDEPENDENT AUDIT

Should Section 2-1-11 of the City Charter be amended to read: “The City Council participates in the tendering process established by the general statutes of Rhode Island and seeks proposals for an independent review of financial transactions and related documents from the City annually to the end of the previous fiscal year by a chartered accountant who is a state certified public accountant and has no personal interest in the city’s financial transactions. These audits must conform to generally accepted auditing standards and must include all procedures necessary for the auditors to make an informed judgment about the financial practices and accounts. Upon acceptance by the City Council, a copy of the audit report is filed with the City Clerk and is a public document. The City will comply with the standards set by the Office of the Auditor General, including but not limited to financial reporting timelines and submission dates, solicitation requirements and materials for the call for proposals.’?

* Approve 7,302

1,526 reject

11. DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS AND PUBLIC ACCESS

Should Section 2-1-9(i)(2) of the City Bylaws be amended to require the number of days a financial impact statement prepared by the City Treasury Department and published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City and on the will the City’s publicly available website for bond referendums be reduced from no later than sixty (60) days before approval to no later than thirty (30) days before approval?

*Approve 5,830

2,916 reject

CHARLESTOWN

CITY COUNCIL

*Deborah Carney (D) 2.101

*Richard “Rippy” Serra (R) 1,962

*Grace Klinger (R) 1,886

*Stephen J Stokes (R) 1.807

*Susan Cooper (U) 1,785

Peter N. Gardner (U) 1.653

Ann E. Owen (U) 1.545

Lorna M Persson (U) 1,540

David Wilkinson (U) 1,528

Joshua D Vallee (U) 1,308

James M. Mageau Sr. (U) 520

CHARIHO SCHOOL COMMITTEE

*Craig Louzon (U) 2,402

*Donna Chambers (U) 2,300

*Linda Delfino Lyall (U) 2,098

Kim M. Coulter (R) 1.803

James E Sullivan (R) 1,553

PLANNING COMMISSION

*Patricia A. Stamps 2,026

*Lisa Marie St Godard 1,960

* Carol Ann Mossa 1.782

Walter ‘Peter’ Mahony III 1.756

Gabrielle E. Godino 1.493

CITY MODERATOR

*Charles Beck (U) 3,446

CHOICE QUESTION

4. RI CANNABIS ACT; CITY AUTHORITY

Should the city of Charlestown issue new cannabis-related licenses to businesses involved in the cultivation, manufacture, laboratory testing, and retail sale of adult recreational cannabis?

*Approve 2.171

1,831 reject

Hopkinton

CITY COUNCIL

*Michael J Geary (R) 2.015

*Sharon A Davis (D) 1.879

*Stephen C Moffitt Jr (U) 1,760

*Robert W Burns (R) 1,698

*Scott Bill Hirst (R) 1,672

Robert T Greene (R) 1,623

Edwin W. James (R) 1.511

Robert J. Marvel (U) 1.468

CHARIHO SCHOOL COMMITTEE

*Polly Ann Hopkins (R) 2,000

*Tyler M. Champlin (R), 1.915

*Larry Clark Phelps (R) 1,819

Endawnis M. Spears (D) 1,743

CITY RECORDER (1 OPEN)

*Marita D Murray (U) 3,077

CITY MODERATOR

*David A Stall (R) 2,478

Stadtfeldwebel

*Enter 317

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WELFARE

*Maria Cristina Lavigne (R) 2,651

CHOICE QUESTION

4. RETAIL SALES OF CANNABIS FOR ADULTS FOR RECREATIONAL USE

Should the city issue new cannabis-related licenses to companies involved in the cultivation, manufacture, laboratory testing, and retail sale of cannabis for adult recreational use?

*Approve 2,182

1,401 reject

RICHMOND

CITY COUNCIL

* Richard G Nassaney (R) 1,683

*Michael Colasante (R) 1,595

*Samantha R Wilcox (D) 1,590

*Helen F Sheehan (R) 1,555

*Mark H. Trimmer (R) 1.527

Ronald D. Newman (D) 1,502

Lauren E. Cacciola-Parmer (D) 1.357

Mark Taylor Reynolds (U) 1,341

Jeffrey M Vaillancourt (R) 1,329

James H. Palmisciano (U) 1.128

Daniel E. Madnick (U) 979

CHARIHO SCHOOL COMMITTEE

*Patricia A. Pouliot (R) 1.546

*Kathryn E Colasante (R) 1,494

Jessica Marie Purcell (D) 1,465

Ryan P Callahan (U) 1,031

William G Day (U) 901

ELECTION QUESTIONS

4. LICENSES TO CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESSES

Should the City of Richmond issue new cannabis-related licenses to businesses involved in the cultivation, manufacture, laboratory testing, and retail sale of cannabis for adult recreational use?

*Approve 2,093

1,510 reject

5. TOWN MANAGER

Should the bylaws be changed to make the city manager a city manager with more powers in human resource management? (Amendment of Art. 1 Para. 3; Art. 3 Para. 4; Art. 3 Para. 7; Art. 4 Para. 1; Art. 4 Para. 2; Art. 5 Para. 3. )

Approve 1,615

* Reject 1,798

6TH BUDGET REFERENDUM

Should the charter be amended to replace the Financial Town Meeting with an annual budget referendum, preceded by two public hearings and possibly followed by a second referendum on a revised budget? (Amendment of Art. 3 Para. 2; Art. 3 Para. 4; Art. 4 Para. 2; Art. 4 Para. 4; Art. 4 Para. 6; Art. 5 Para. 1; Art. 5, Para . 2, Art. 5, Para. 3.)

* Approve 2,310

1,078 reject

7. HIRING DECISIONS

Should the bylaws be amended to prohibit city council members from trying to influence the city manager’s decisions about hiring, promoting, and firing city employees? (Supplements Art. 4 Para. 1B.)

*Approve 2,403

1,058 reject

8. MANAGER PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Should the bylaws be changed to require the city council to review the city manager’s performance annually? (Supplements Art. 4 Para. 1A.)

*Approve 3.012

475 reject

9. STAFF PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Should the bylaws be amended to require the city manager to conduct an annual review of the performance of all employees, including department heads? (Modification of Art. 4, Section 1B.)

* Approve 2,949

527 reject

10. TEMPORARY MANAGER

Should the bylaws be amended to give the city manager the power to appoint a department head to act as interim city manager in the city manager’s absence? (Supplements Art. 4 Para. 1 D.)

*Approve 2,401

1,031 reject

11. LEISURE DEPARTMENT

Should the bylaws be changed to shift responsibility for oversight of the recreation department from the recreation commission to the city manager? (Supplements Art. 4 Para. 2E.)

Approve 1,349

* Reject 2,055

12. COMMUNITY COURT

Should the bylaws be amended to add a reference to the state law that allows, but does not require, the city council to issue an ordinance establishing a magistrate’s court? (Supplements Art. 4 Para. 4B.)

*Approve 1,773

1,562 reject

13. CHARTER AMENDMENT

Should the charter be amended to repeal the provision allowing ballot amendment of the charter to bring the charter in line with state law? (Repeals Art. 7 Para. 4.)

* Approve 1,948

1,374 reject

14. TEXT CORRECTION

Should the charter be amended to make typographical corrections for clarification, internal consistency, and compliance with state law without changing the meaning of any provision? (Amendment preamble, Art. 2, Sec. 4; Art. 4, Sec. 5; Art. 5, Sec. 1C; Art. 5, Sec. 1F, Art. 5, Sec. 2B)

* Approve 2,661

764 reject

RI LEGISLATION

SENATE DISTRICT 38

*Victoria Gu (D) 5,942

Westin J. Place (R) 3,513

Caswell Cooke Jr (U) 3,331

SENATE DISTRICT 34

*Elaine J Morgan (R) 7.162

Jennifer C Douglas (D) 5,895

QUARTER 36

*Tina L Spears (D) 4,720

John F Pacheco III (R) 2,938

QUARTER 37

*Samuel A Azzinaro (D) 4,951

QUARTER 38

*Brian Patrick Kennedy (D) 3,162

Donald J Kohlman (R) 2,294

QUARTER 39

* Megan Cotter (D) 3,024

Justin Price (R) 2,995

Sean Patrick Comella (U) 670

CONN. LEGISLATION

SENATE DISTRICT 18

*Heather Somers (R) 20,915

Farouk Rajab (D) 16,249

QUARTER 41

*Aundre Bumgardner (D) 6,538

Robert Boris (R) 3,841

James “Jake” Dunigan (U) 215

QUARTER 43

*Greg Howard (R) 5,987

Ashley Gilcece (D) 4,584

RHODE ISLAND

RI ELECTION QUESTIONS

1. UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND NARRAGANSETT BAY CAMPUS – $100,000,000

* Approve 196,469

144,688 reject

2. RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL BUILDING – $250,000,000

*251,589 approve

91,742 reject

3. ECONOMIC GREEN BONDS – $50,000,000

*Approve 227,525

112,864 reject

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