Yesterday, I shared that 7 candidates are running for the two selectmen seats in the Town Election. Later in the day, Jesse Stein officially withdrew.
Stein was the first candidate to pull and to file papers for the post. Once all the other names were in, he decided a run wasn’t necessary. Instead, he will remain in his position on the Planning Board.
Stein asked me to share the following statement:
I have decided at this time to withdraw my candidacy for Board of Selectmen in the 2017 Annual Town Election. In light of the emergence of so many great candidates for Selectmen I feel confident we have a wide selection from which to choose. I am assured our town will be in good hands as I serve the rest of my term on the Planning Board which expires 2020.
I am very grateful for everyone whom has taken the time to sign my nomination form, as well as all the supportive emails, calls and texts I have received from friends in town. Thank you for your kindness and support.