A nice detail: this picture of our community house was on the New York Times front page:
Ripton passed its budget (source), as did most towns.
In town elections, all unopposed candidates won. For the one contested seat, Perry Hanson narrowly defeated Dick Collitt for Select Board, 116 votes to 112 (source).
Act 46 passed all seven ACSU towns as of around 10 pm election night,along with four other districts, so board unification will proceed.
Votes were as follows:
Yes: 150 No:93Salisbury
Yes: 251 No:78Shoreham
Yes: 305 No:143Weybridge
Yes: 329 No:39
Given Act 46 approval, people from all seven towns elected representatives to the new Addison County Supervisory District (ACSD). Broken down by town of residency and votes received:
Bridport: Suzanne Buck
Suzanne Buck - 1538Cornwall: Peter Conlon
Rick Scott - 1182
Peter Conlon - 2975Middlebury: Victoria Jette, JP Rees, Ruth Hardy, Jason Duquette-Hoffman, Lorraine Morse, Steve Orzech, Josh Quinn
Victoria Jette - 2716Ripton: Perry Hanson
JP Rees - 2105
Ruth Hardy - 2540
Jason Duquette-Hoffman - 2356
Lorraine Morse, - 2643
Steve Orzech - 2068
Josh Quinn – 2300
Bryan Alexander - 993Salisbury: Jennifer Nuceder
Perry Hanson - 1033
Jerome Shedd - 498
Jennifer Nuceder - 2800Shoreham: Nick Causton
Nick Causton - 2741Weybridge: Chris Eaton
Christoper Eaton - 2754Here's how Riptonites voted for the school board.
In the presidential primary, Ripton folks leaned towards Bernie Sanders (source) (another source):
Democratic: Sanders 190, Clinton 26
Republican: Trump 13, Kasich 10, Cruz 5, Rubio 4, Carson 1, Paul 1