Write-ins sweeping Hatton races
Ballots to be reviewed later this week
Last updated 11/9/2021 at 8:40am
HATTON — Write-in candidates appear to have swept the election of town leaders here.
Unofficial election returns show all three incumbents – Mayor Dell C. Palmer and Town Council members James Earl Van Patten and Linda Palmer — losing to write-in candidates.
Adams County Auditor Heidi Hunt confirmed the apparent outcome, but said the race isn’t over because write-in ballots may or may not be for declared write-in candidates.
Each of those races do have declared write-in candidates, she said.
Justine Pherigo declared her write-in candidacy for mayor, she said. Rhea Isaac is a declar...