Town Clerk Laura Gemme has provided a second update for all of the open seats in the March 5, 2024 local election, which is combined this year with the Presidential Primary. We will provide updates every Thursday until the ballot is finalized as nomination papers are not official until returned and certified by the Town Clerk and Board of Registrars. The last day to pull papers is January 15, 2024 by 5PM and all must be returned by January 16th.
Currently, the single candidate for re-election to the Select Board Christopher Haley has not pulled papers. From the School Committee, incumbent Shawn Brandt pulled papers yesterday with Sarah McLaughlin. left outstanding. From the RMLD Board of Commissioners, current Climate Committee member Ray Porter pulled papers today, joining Pamela Daskalakis from last week. Incumbent Marlena Bita is outstanding.
Wrapping things up with the The Board of Library Trustees with incumbent Andrew Grimes pulling on Tuesday and Monique Gnanaratnam not yet taking out papers. Newcomer Andrew Gregory of Pleasant Street, pulled on November 28th but hasn’t returned them as of this posting. Alan Foulds, the incumbent for Town Moderator, is the only non Town Meeting candidate that has pulled and returned papers for certification.
Town meeting only had 4 papers pulled this week, 2 of which were non incumbents, Amy Sane (P3) of Cross Street and Bruce Mackenzie (P8) of Sandborn Lane.
For a complete list of unofficial candidates, including Town Meeting, please check out our Election 2024 candidates section via this link: https://www.readingrecap.com/election-2024/