Democratic candidate for Madison Borough Council Maureen Byrne was elected to a three-year term on November 8. Byrne was the top vote-getter in the muncipal election receiving 3640 votes. Incumbent Patrick Rowe was reelected to a second three-year term, coming in second with 3600 votes. Byrne will take her seat on the council at the January 2nd council reorganization meeting to be held at 5:00 PM at borough hall.
In a letter to the editor of the Madison Eagle, Byrne thanked the citizens of Madison for her election and promised to remember those who encouraged her and shared with her their hopes for the community. She committed herself to be true to the town’s “values, to work to achieve consensus, and to listen carefully and thoughtfully to (its) concerns.” To read the entire letter as published in the Eagle, click here.
In a separate letter to the editor, candiate John Hoover thanked "all the citizens of Madison for their enthusiastic involvement in the election." Although not elected, Hoover promised "stay active and as involved as ever in Madison." To read the entire letter as published in the Eagle, click here.