2087 of a possible 4714 voters, or 44 per cent cast their votes in the Bar Harbor election that was held on July 14th, concluding the annual Town Meeting. Here are the results.

Town Council - Three for 3 Year Terms

  • Jill Goldthwait - 1452 votes
  • Valerie Peacock - 1043 votes
  • Erin Cough - 857 votes
  • Stephen Coston - 578 votes
  • Christopher Strout - 570 votes
  • Kevin Desveaux - 534 votes

Jill Goldthwait and Erin Cough will both return to the Council, joined by Valerie Peacock. Stephen Coston who was seeking re-election failed in his attempt.

Superintending School Committee - Two for 3 Year Terms

  • Robin Sue Tapley - 1484 votes
  • Dwayne Bolt - 1176 votes

Both Tapley and Bolt will return to the AOS 91 School Committee

MDI School District Trustee - One for 3 Year Term

  • Joseph Cough - 1450 votes

In terms of the Articles on the Ballot here are the results

Article 2 - LUO: Addressing Officer    Yes - 1668   No - 309

Article 3 - LUO: Permitting Authority       Yes - 989     No - 972

Article 4 - LUO: Employee Living Quarters   Yes - 1120   No - 889

Article 5 - LUO: Shared Accommodations  Yes - 931   No - 927

Article 6 - LUO: Hulls Cove                      Yes - 642    No - 1176

Article 7 - Citizen's Initiative: LUO Vacation Rentals   Yes - 616  No - 1176

Article 8 - Straw Poll: Middle School         Yes 1237   No - 598

Articles 2, 3, 4 and 5 pass while Articles 6 and 7 fail