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Nahant Town Election

A Nahant resident is directed to voting booths in Nahant Town Hall as he takes part in the town's election on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Nahant Town Election

A Nahant resident casts his vote during the town's election on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Nahant Town Election

A woman wearing gloves reaches for a ballot as she takes part in Nahant's town election on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

Nahant Town Election

Nahant residents cast their votes from a social distance in the town's election on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
Election results Saturday night announced Eugene Canty as the unofficial winner of Nahant’s vacant Board of Selectmen seat.  Although official numbers will be finalized at the beginning of next week, polls showed Canty won by a slim three-vote margin — 655 to 652 — against competitor David Walsh.  Results are subject to change, however, as…

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