McVeigh wins by one vote

HUNTINGTON – In Saturday’s town election, the only contested race came down to the wire. John McVeigh received 101 votes for Select Board to incumbent Charles Bushor’s 100 votes. Huntington has 1,409 registered voters, out of a total of 204 votes cast. The town clerk’s office said a petition to recount has not been filed as of today.
McVeigh, 35, of 5 Mountain View is a Huntington native and ran a landscaping company for eight years. He sold his business this past year, and currently is a stay-at-home dad and a volunteer firefighter for the town.
Bushor, 50, of 23 East Main Street is originally from the small town of Lebanon, N.H. A diesel mechanic by trade, Bushor served as a volunteer in the Russell, Chester and Huntington fire departments, and also as an EMT for thirteen years for the Hilltown Community Ambulance.
The Selectman’s term begins July 1, 2013. The annual meeting is June 3, 2013.

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