Bath voters pick incumbent Skinner & four new council members

Voters in the Town of Bath put incumbent councilwoman Elizabeth Skinner at the top of the council slate in the town’s municipal election on Tuesday, June 13.

Skinner was re-elected to her council seat with 57 votes. She will be joined on the Bath council with former town manager and water superintendent Tom Hall, newcomers Greg Schene, Mary Lynn Hickey and longtime town volunteer Rebecca Macleod.

Mayor Scott Merki and Recorder Susan Webster were re-elected to their posts on the council, with no opposition in their races.

Preliminary vote totals from June 13 voting and early voting at Bath Town Hall are:

Scott Merki — 70

Susan Webster — 67

Elizabeth Skinner — 57

Thomas Hall — 54

Greg Schene — 54

Mary Lynn Hickey — 49

Rebecca Macleod — 48

David O’Connell — 38

Bob Emerick — 22

Rob Campbell — 14

Joseph Giles — 7

Council canvassed and certified the election results on Monday, June 19 at 4:30 p.m.