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Tesei Wins Fifth Term In Greenwich First Selectman Race

First Selectman Peter Tesei was re-elected Tuesday in Greenwich.
First Selectman Peter Tesei was re-elected Tuesday in Greenwich. Photo Credit: File
Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei (center) won re-election Tuesday against challengers Frank Farricker and James C. Reilly.
Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei (center) won re-election Tuesday against challengers Frank Farricker and James C. Reilly. Photo Credit: Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. — Peter Tesei won re-election in Greenwich's race for first selectman on Tuesday.

A total of 10,208 voters cast ballots, 33.67 percent of the town's 30,318 eligible voters, according to the registrar of voters. Republican Tesei received 5,768 votes in Tuesday's election, defeating Democratic challenger Frank Farricker, who received 2,055 votes, and petitioning candidate James C. Reilly, who received 97 votes. This will be Tesei's fifth term as first selectman of Greenwich.

Re-elected to the Board of Selectmen were incumbents Drew Marzullo, a Democrat, and John F. Toner, a Republican. Republican Carmella C. Budkins was re-elected Town Clerk, and Republican Tod Laudonia was re-elected Tax Collector, defeating Democratic challenger Howard Richman.

Elected to the Board of Estimation and Taxation were Republican incumbents Nancy Weissler, Leslie L. Tarkington, Arthur D. Norton, Bill Drake and Michael S. Mason, as well as Republican newcomer Jim Lash. Elected to the Board of Education were Republicans Lauren Robin, Barbara O'Neill and Peter von Braun, and Democrat Gaetane Francis.

To the Board of Assessment Appeals, Greenwich voters re-elected Republicans Richard F. Kriskey, Jack Kriskey and Jeff Reardon. Republicans Donna Maloney, John J. Thompson, Frank C. Garr and Siegrun K. Pottgen all won the four open Constable positions.

Check back with the Daily Voice for official returns in the races for Representative Town Meeting.

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