Aquinnah Elects Gary Haley to Board of Selectmen
Alex Elvin

In the only contested race during Wednesday's town election, Aquinnah voters elected Gary Haley to a three-year term as selectman.

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Chilmark Elects New Library Trustee, New Selectman
Sara Brown

Chilmark voters elected Carol (Candy) Shweder to the library board of trustees in the only contested race on the ballot for Wednesday’s annual town election.

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Voters Approve Spending, Back Incumbents at Town Elections
Sara Brown

Thursday’s town elections brought low turnout and few surprises, with voters in West Tisbury, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown easily approving spending requests.

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Martha's Vineyard Supports Trump, Sanders in Presidential Primary
Sara Brown
With high turnout, Vineyard voters backed businessman Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's closely watched presidential primary.
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Selectmen Races Shaping Up
Ivy Ashe

Voters in at least two Island towns will see contested races for town selectmen when they head to the ballot box this April. Races are shaping up in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, two of four Island towns that finalize their annual town election ballots this week. Others towns have no contested races.

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Vineyard Voters Back Coakley, Keating
Sara Brown
While Massachusetts voters elected Republican Charlie Baker as the state's next governor, the Vineyard largely backed Democrats in the state election Tuesday, including Mr. Baker's challenger, Martha Coakley.
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Election Day Is Tuesday; Town Clerks Predicting High Voter Turnout
Olivia Hull

Vineyard voters will weigh in on races at the federal, state and local level, some of which are hotly contested. Islanders have requested absentee ballots in unusually high numbers, town clerks said. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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County Candidates Mix of New and Old
Alex Elvin

Greater transparency, expanded human services and more state funding are among the goals shared by candidates running for the Dukes County commission. Seven people are running to fill seven seats on the board next Tuesday. Four appear on the ballot, while three are running as write-ins.

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Election Day 2014

Midterm elections have a reputation for being lackluster, but with a dead-heat gubernatorial race and other key issues drawing debate among voters, this year promises to be different.

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State Election Sees Local Races
Alex Elvin

Vineyard voters will decide on local races in the November election, including seats on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, county commission and up-Island school committee.

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