Joe Caputo holds up a card to vote Saturday during the annual Pittston Town Meeting in the Pittston Consolidated School. Caputo beat Steve Costello for a seat on the town’s Select Board during Monday’s election. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

PITTSTON — Following Saturday’s annual Town Meeting, Pittston voters took to the polls Monday to elect municipal officials, with Joe Caputo winning a seat on the Select Board and Jeff Hanley gaining a spot on the Gardiner-area school board.

Former state Rep. Jeff Hanley has been elected to represent Pittston on the Maine School Administrative District 11 board of directors. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal file

The election itself brought controversy when the town’s Select Board voted last Wednesday to remove two election clerks from working the election over concerns that the clerks had openly campaigned for Select Board candidate Steve Costello and could tamper with ballots. Some residents of the town said it was the right move for the “taxpayers’ sake” while others told the board to “drop” the issue.

Monday’s election drew 408 voters — around 300 more than the reported 92 residents at the Town Meeting on Saturday who passed all warrant articles. The town has 2,371 registered voters.

Caputo won the Select Board spot with 213 votes to Costello’s 195, according to results posted by the town office. Caputo will take the board chair, Kerri Ferris’ place.

Caputo’s wife, Linda Caputo, lost to Hanley in the race for a spot on the Maine School Administrative School District 11 board of directors.

Hanley received 243 votes and Linda Caputo received 141 for school board. Hanley will take Theresa Guerrette’s place.

The other races on the ballot were uncontested.

Linda Caputo additionally ran for the town’s Personnel Committee, along with Kimberly Alley-Pelletier, and both won spots on the committee. Four spots on the Planning Board went to Rodney Hembree III, Daniel Haiss, Daniel Haggart and Terry Shepherd. Hembree III also won a spot on the budget committee, along with Cody Kelley. Sam Snow ran unopposed for reelection as road commissioner and received 257 votes.

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