Voters Elect Water and Fire District Tax Assessors, Collector
A small percentage of voters turned out for Wednesday's election.
Only a small percentage of voters turned out Wednesday for the Portsmouth Water and Fire District election.
Only 185 voters or 1.49% of eligible voters cast ballots. A total of 12,425 district customers were eligible to vote.
The positions of two tax assessors and one tax collector were up for grabs. There were no contested seats; however, there could be write-ins on the ballot.
Elected as tax assessor were Theodore T. Czech with 150 votes and Michael W. Nott with 153 votes.
There were three write-ins: "Peter McIntire," "Fredrick Faerber III" and "J. Richard." There was one blank ballot.
Elected to the postion of tax collector was Frederick W. Faerber III with 158 votes.