Only 4.5 per cent of Plympton’s 2289 registered voters came out on the hot summer solstice; 104 ballots were cast. Plympton voters for the most part stayed home when faced with a ballot with only two printed candidates on the form. Selectman Mark E Russo, a candidate for re-election, turned in his nomination papers to ensure his place on the ballot. He won with 85 votes, 16 blank, and 3 who wrote in others.
Daniel M. Cadogan was able to turn in his nomination papers to take his place on the Plympton ballot. He won a position on the Plympton School Committee with 72 votes. Jon Wilhelmsen won his return to the second position on the Plympton School Committee with 14 write-in votes. There were 112 votes left blank and 10 other write-ins.
Ethan Stiles got 5 write-in votes for his place on the Board of Assssors for another three years. There were 90 blanks.
Bradford Cronin won a 3-year term on the Board of Health with 12 write-in votes. There were 84 blanks and 7 others.
Two positions on the Finance Committee were won by Kathryn Shepard at 19 votes, and Marilyn Browne with 15 votes. There were 171 blanks and 2 others.
James Lundgren and Louise Cosato won their 3 –year terms on the Board of Library Trustees with 17 and 12 votes respectively. There were 177 votes left blank.
Jim will be a busy guy as he was also the top vote-getter in the 2-year position on the Board of Library trustees, having been written in by 5 fans. There were 95 blanks and 4 others.
Paul D’Angelo won a 5-year term on the Plympton Planning Board. The veteran member of the board got 8 write-ins. 94 voters left it blank and 2 votes were for others.
The one-year term on the Planning Board was won by James Cohen with 7 write-in votes cast. There were 4 others. Blanks got 93.
For the Silver Lake Regional School Committee 3-year term Jason Fraser won the position with 10 votes written-in for him. 1 vote was for another and there were 93 blanks.
Voting took place at the Plympton Town House, 5 Palmer Rd.