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City Elections Kick Off

A "vote here" sign marks the way to the polling place in Nashua, November 4, 2008.
Tracy Lee Carroll, NHPR
A "vote here" sign marks the way to the polling place in Nashua, November 4, 2008.

Voters in New Hampshire are turning out for elections in cities across the state.

In Concord’s Ward 4, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Moderator John Williams said turnout was moderate.

“We’ve had a pretty steady but slow stream of people coming in. We’re probably looking at about a 15% turnout for our ward.”

Voters in Concord are electing a mayor, city council and school board.

In Manchester, the high profile race pits incumbent Mayor Ted Gatsas against challenger Patrick Arnold. Voters there will also vote for aldermen, school board members and weigh in on a new charter.

It’s also Election Day for voters in the cities of Portsmouth, Dover, Rochester, Somersworth, Laconia and Keene.

Before becoming a reporter for NHPR, Ryan devoted many months interning with The Exchange team, helping to produce their daily talk show. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in Manchester with a major in Politics and Society and a minor in Communication Arts. While in school, he also interned for a DC-based think tank. His interests include science fiction and international relations. Ryan is a life-long Manchester resident.

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