Knorr Wins GOP Primary

Incumbent Clyde G. “Bud” Knorr Jr. has won the Republican nomination for first selectmen.

Knorr triumphed in the Sept. 10 primary against Linda Louise LaCasse by a vote of 437-140, Voter turnout was light, with 29.34% of the town’s registered Republicans voting.

The primary was a rematch for LaCasse and Knorr. Both ran for first selectman in 2017, along with Democrat Edward J. Sawicki. LaCasse ran as a petitioning candidate. Knorr was the GOP endorsed candidate.

Knorr will again face LaCasse in the November election this year. She will be on the ballot as a petitioning candidate. 

Also on the ballot will be petitioning candidate Ann Marie Logan, who is the current town clerk, and Stephen Krasinski, the candidate endorsed by the town’s Democrats.

Knorr is seeking his second full term as first selectman. Knorr was appointed first selectmen in May 2017 after the resignation of former First Selectman Lisa Pellegrini. He was first elected to the seat that November.

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