Frankford election: Davis, Presley, Ash winners in town council race

FRANKFORD – Votes are in – and winners of council terms in the town of Frankford’s 2016 election Saturday are incumbents Pamela Davis and Marty Presley, and Edward “Skip” Ash.

Frankford town hal voting formatted

Ms. Davis, in her re-election bid, received the most support with 65 votes. Mr. Ash garnered 62 votes and Mr. Presley landed 60.

Challenger Dawn Beck, the fourth candidate in the four-for-three council race, received 22 votes in the three-hour election held Saturday afternoon at Frankford Town Hall.

Polls opened at 1 p.m. and closed at 4 p.m., under the supervision of Sussex County Department of Elections Deputy Director Jean Turner.

The three council terms are for two years.

Election winners are scheduled to be sworn in at the March 7 town council meeting.

Among current topics and issues that have drawn discussion and stirred debate at recent town council meetings are an update of the town charter, replacement of the town water tower and timely preparation of the town budget.

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