Essex Junction Annual Meeting Election Results

June 02, 2020

This year the community of Essex Junction held a virtual informational gathering on June 1st in advance of voting by Australian ballot on June 2.
In addition ballots were mailed to all active voters in the village (approximately 6,900)  to vote on the budget and in the trustees election.

Results of the Village election as follows:
VILLAGE OF ESSEX JUNCTION
Village Meeting June 2, 2020 (postponed from April 1 & 14, 2020)
ELECTION RESULTS
ARTICLE 1. Shall the voters act upon the report of the auditor?
Yes 1662 No 142

ARTICLE 2. Shall the voters approve an annual General Fund Budget in the amount of $5,367,655 for fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, $3,670,039 of which is to be levied in taxes against the Village Grand list?
Yes 1412 No 455

ARTICLE 3. Shall the voters approve holding the 2021 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 to act upon any articles not involving voting by Australian ballot and to reconvene on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 to vote for the Village officers and transact any business involving voting by Australian ballot?
Yes 1683 No 150

ARTICLE 5: To elect Village officers required by law including:
Moderator (one year term); 
Moderator: Steven Eustis 1725 * Vote for one Write-ins 14 Undervotes 191

three Village Trustees (2 three year terms, 1 one year term);
Trustee (3 yr) Vote for 2: Dan Kerin 1563 * George Tyler 1561 * Write-in 30 Undervotes 706
Trustee (1 yr) Vote for one Amber Thibeault 1594 * Write-in 11 Undervotes 325
and one Library Trustees (5-year term)

Library Trustee Vote for one Ann Wadsworth 1715 * Write-in 13 Undervotes 202
*Elected

Registered voters: 7,824
Total Votes (includes early/absentee) 1,930 Article

Voters in the Town of Essex and Town of Westford were also mailed ballots to vote on Unified school commissioners and the Unified school budget.

In the only contested race for seats on the school board, the results are:

Erin Kennedy Knox: 1142
Scott Brown: 909
Robin Law: 898


Article #
Article Short Description
Westford Essex Village Essex ToV EWSD Total
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Article IV May EWSD Borrow 362 136 1417 448 1845 710 3624 1294
Article V Budget 295 207 1234 657 1595 980 3124 1844
Article VI CfT Budget 374 129 1507 383 1962 615 3843 1127
Article VII Ok to assign surplus 425 71 1629 240 2214 342 4268 653

2020-06-02 EWSD Results by Polling Location
Article #
Article Short Description
Westford Essex Village Essex ToV EWSD Total
Yes No Write-In Over Under Yes No Write-In Over Under Yes No Write-In Over Under Yes No Write-In Over Under
I Moderator - Sonnick 422 - 7 0 81 1680 - 13 0 237 2241 - 11 0 347 4343 - 31 0 665
II Clerk - Sonnick 418 - 5 0 87 1675 - 12 0 243 2230 - 12 0 357 4323 - 29 0 687
III Treasurer - McNamara-Hill 418 - 4 0 88 1721 - 9 0 200 2252 - 11 0 337 4391 - 24 0 625
IV May EWSD Borrow 362 136 - 1 11 1417 448 - 0 65 1845 710 - 6 39 3624 1294 - 7 115
V Budget 295 207 - 1 7 1234 657 - 0 39 1595 980 - 6 19 3124 1844 - 7 65
VI CfT Budget 374 129 - 1 6 1507 383 - 0 40 1962 615 - 3 20 3843 1127 - 4 66
VII Ok to assign surplus 425 71 - 0 14 1629 240 - 0 61 2214 342 - 2 42 4268 653 - 2 117
VIII Director - Kinney - - - - - - - - - - 2211 - 373 0 16 2211 - 373 0 16
IX Director - Scott Brown - - - - - 909 - 8 0 903 - - - - - 909 - 8 0 903
IX Director - Erin Kennedy Knox - - - - - 1142 - - - - - - - - - 1142 - - - -
IX Director - Robin Law - - - - - 898 - - - - - - - - - 898 - - - -
X Director - Andre Roy 419 - 12 0 79 - - - - - - - - - - 419 - 12 0 79

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