DRACUT -- Turnout has been lagging today for the annual town election, according to Town Clerk Kathleen Graham.
As of 11 a.m., Graham said about 600 votes had been cast. Between 3,500 and 4,000 -- 18 to 20 percent -- is the usual vote total for Dracut's town election, she said.
Four are running for two seats on the Dracut Board of Selectmen. Ted Kosiavelon, Alison Hughes and Tami Dristiliaris are vying to unseat Robert Cox and fill the position left by John Zimini, who opted not to run.
Incumbent Matthew Sheehan, seeking his third term, faces a challenge from political novice Michelle McCarthy in the School Committee race.
The race for an open, five-year commissioner's seat on the Dracut Housing Authority pits Brian Bond, the current governor's designated board member, against Planning Board Chairman Jessie Forcier.
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