2018-11-09 / Front Page

School board is revamped

Special to the Leader

SCARBOROUGH — In a pool of 15 candidates running for the Scarborough Board of Education, Nicholas Gill, Sarah Leighton, April Sither, Amy Glidden and Alicia Giftos prevailed at the polls Tuesday.

According to unofficial results at the Leader’s press time, Sither, Leighton and Gill, who will serve three-year terms, received 4,311, 4,085 and 3,875 votes, respectively.

Glidden, who raked in 5,757, and Giftos, with 4,529, will each serve one-year terms on the board.

In the race for House District 29, longtime town councilor Shawn Babine has unseated House District 29 Republican Rep. Karen Vachon.

According to unofficial results, Babine, a Democrat, outpolled Vachon by a 2,984- 2,600 vote.

District 29 represents part of Scarborough.

Town councilor Christopher Caiazzo, D-Scarborough, beat former legislator Linwood Higgins in a race to represent District 28 in the House of Representatives.

The seat represents part of Scarborough and is held by outgoing Rep. Heather Sirocki, R-Scarborough.

Caiazzo was elected with 2,783 votes, with Higgins, a Republican, trailing behind with 2,473, according to unofficial results.

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