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Jean De Smet Elected First Selectman Of Windham In Upset Victory

Jean De Smet Elected First Selectman Of Windham In Upset Victory

Mike DeRosa, Green Party of Connecticut and Mike Feinstein, Green Party of California In her third run for First Selectman of Windham (population 24,000) Jean de Smet defied local political experts by winning the town’s top elected office, defeating the three-term incumbent Democrat Michael Paulhus 1637 votes to 1514, with Republican Harry Carboni finishing a distant third with 471. In Connecticut the office of First Selectman is the chief executive and administrative officer for most towns with the selectmen-town meeting…

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