EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 6, 2012

Pelham earns two House seats


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PELHAM – Republicans Charlene Takesian and Patrick “Paddy” Culbert claimed two of 11 House seats in the Pelham-Hudson district.

Their wins will double the town’s representation in the House.

Republican Shaun Doherty was the town’s lone representative this session. He chose not to seek re-election.

Democrats Hal Lynde, a selectman and Takesian’s husband, and Ann Clark-Balcom lost in their bids for office.

Winners from Hudson included Lynne Ober, Lars Christiansen, Russell Ober, Shawn Jasper, Bob Haefner, Jordan Ulery, Andy Renzullo, Maryann Knowles and Richard LeVasseur.

State representative Hillsborough District 37 (elect 11) Includes Pelham, Hudson Lars Christiansen (R) 7,707 Patrick Culbert (R) 6,969 Bob Haefner (R) 7,443 Shawn Jasper (R) 7,583 Richard LeVasseur (R) 6,765 Kevin McGuire (R) 6,760 Lynne Ober (R) 8,879 Russell Ober III (R) 7,674 Andy Renzullo (R) 6,911 Charlene Takesian (R) 7,275 Jordan Ulery (R) 7,055 James Battis (D) 5,119 Jim Caron (D) 5,516 Ann Clark-Balcom (D) 5,397 Ralph Fairbanks (D) 4,732 John Knowles (D) 6,483 MaryAnn Knowles (D) 6,829 Harold Lynde (D) 5,799 Vivian McGuire (D) 5,574 Jeremy Muller (D) 4,869 Stuart Schneiderman (D) 4,596 J. Alejandro Urrutia (D) 4,587