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O'Regan, Walsh Win Selectmen's Race; Ural Wins Seat on School Committee

Results from the 2012 Annual Town Election in Stoughton, held Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Bob O'Regan and Cynthia Walsh won three-year seats on the Stoughton Board of Selectmen, Tuesday night holding off Joe Mokrisky and John Anderson.

April 10 marked the annual Town Election in Stoughton. 

O'Regan, an attorney, topped the ticket with 1,359 votes. Walsh, an incumbent seeking reelection, finished in second with 1,327 votes. 

Mokrisky came in third with 1,008 votes. Anderson, the other incumbent, finished with 939 votes. 

Dr. Erdem Ural won a three-year seat on the School Committee, finishing ahead of longtime member Allan Mills. Ural received 1,253 votes, while Mills finished with 1,132 votes. 

Ural previously served on the School Committee from 2008-2011. Mills had served on the School Committee for 21 years. 

The other town-wide races were uncontested. 

Howard Hansen (incumbent) won a one-year term as Moderator; Kevin Wilder (incumbent) won a five-year seat on the Housing Authority; and Carlos Vargas won a five-year seat on the Redevelopment Authority. 

A total of 2,656 Stoughton residents cast a ballot on Tuesday, which is about 15 percent of registered Stoughton voters. 

Full election results are posted in the media gallery and are available by clicking on this link:

Local Elec Results - 4-10-12.pdf 

DJ April 11, 2012 at 01:42 AM
Congratulations to all and the Celtics clobbered Miami. What a night!
lowertaxes April 11, 2012 at 01:54 AM
I for one am very happy with the results. It seems the town (or a small percentage from what turnout shows) is fed up with the same old same old and voted in some fresh blood. I hope Mr. O'Regan stand up tall against some of the garbage that the Selectman have thrown at us. I am also happy to see Ms. Walsh re elected as she has always seemed to stand on what she believed was best for the town not what the other Slectmen wanted her to. Also, welcome back to Mr. Ural, I hope you can help sort out the mess the Supt of School has made of our school system.
BH April 11, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Well put, lowertaxes!
Rick Lynch April 11, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Good night for the good guys, but we need to get more residents involved and voting.
Diane Tracey-McNulty April 12, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Two wonderful individulas that deserve the seats! Bob O'Regan is one smart man and a long time resident of Stoughton... Cynthia Walsh is a tough woman that gets things done.. so happy to see such a positive turnout!!

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