Hud­son chan­ging course with new ad­mi­nis­tra­tion

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The town of Hud­son, which has been un­der much scru­ti­ny of late amid al­le­ga­tions of wrong­doing, fraud and more, will head to­ward a new fu­ture with a new mayor and coun­cil that on­ly in­cludes one re­tur­ning coun­cil­lor.

Ed Pré­vost was elec­ted mayor Nov. 3 with 75.73 % of votes (1,448) af­ter bea­ting chal­len­ger Jacques Bour­geois, who re­cei­ved 24.27 % of votes (464.)

A to­tal of 1,912 of Hud­son’s 4,121 eli­gible elec­to­rate tur­ned out for Sun­day’s mu­ni­ci­pal elec­tion.

Dist. 1 coun­cil­lor Ro­bert Spen­cer is the town’s on­ly re­tur­ning mu­ni­ci­pal coun­cil­lor, though he won the seat by a narrow mar­gin, bea­ting Pe­ter Ro­bin­son by 142 votes to Ro­bin­son’s 113 votes. Elaine De­pow al­so ran in the dis­trict and gar­ne­red 54 votes.

Ron Gol­den­berg was elec­ted in Dist. 2 with 193 votes (62.87 %,) while Ni­cole Du­rand won a seat in Hud­son’s Dist. 3 with 130 votes, which re­pre­sen­ted 43.62 % of the vote.

Bar­ba­ra Ro­bin­son will serve in Dist. 4 af­ter winning with 195 votes, while De­bo­rah Wood­head was elec­ted in Dist. 5 with 250 votes. Roun­ding out Hud­son’s new town coun­cil will be Na­ta­lie Best, who was elec­ted in Dist. 6 with 248 votes.

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