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YEAR IN REVIEW 2023 - NOVEMBER

Series: YEAR IN REVIEW 2023 | Story 11

NOVEMBER 2023

In three Shelton City Council races on Nov. 7's ballot, the longest-serving member was handily defeated by a fellow lifelong Shelton resident, a downtown businessman was elected after losing a council race two years ago by five votes, and a third contest was too close to call on the initial count.

Melissa Stearns, a local Realtor and lifelong resident Shelton, defeated eight-year incumbent Kathy McDowell for a four-year term as council member 2. On the first ballot count, Stearns had 549 votes for 58.10%, and McDowell 392 votes for 41.48%. Four wri...

 

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