Incumbent Dennis Smith Re-elected to the Taunton Retirement Board

At an election held on November 2, 2017, Incumbent Police Officer Dennis Smith won re-election to the Taunton Retirement Board for a new 3-year term.  Smith easily outdistanced his only challenger, Firefighter Thomas Bernier, by almost 2 to 1.  The unofficial vote tally was 482 votes for Smith and 244 votes for Bernier.  It was Bernier’s third attempt to land a seat on the board.  Says Smith…”I am very humbled by the vote of confidence that the members and retirees have placed in me.  I want to say thank you to all who voted and pledge to continue to do my best to help manage the retirement plan and provide the well-deserved retirement benefits for our hardworking active and retired public employees!”