Walsh and Crane have both been on the School Committee for eight years. Lavoie was appointed to the board in January 2012 to fill a vacancy; she ran unsuccessfully for School Committee in November 2011.
Salem preliminary election
Polls open today, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Who’s on the ballot:
Mayor (vote for 1): Kim Driscoll*, Kenneth Sawicki and Cedric Ashley Jr.
School Committee (vote for 3): Janet Crane*, Brendan Walsh*, Lisa Lavoie*, Patrick Schultz, Katherine Casiglia, Kenneth Sawicki, Richard Johnson and Rachel Hunt
City Council Ward 4 (vote for 1): David Eppley, Sean O’Brien and Gina Flynn
City Council Ward 6 (vote for 1): Paul Prevey*, Beth Gerard and Kenneth Sawicki
Salem poll locations:
Ward 1: Bentley School, 25 Memorial Drive (all precincts)
Ward 2: St. John’s Church, 28 St. Peter St. (all precincts)
Ward 3: Salem High School auditorium, 77 Wilson St. (all precincts)
Ward 4: Witchcraft Heights school gymnasium, 1 Frederick St. (all precincts)
Ward 5: precinct 1: Temple Shalom, 287 Lafayette St.; precinct 2: community room at the Pioneer Terrace housing complex
Ward 6: precinct 1: Bates School, 53 Liberty Hill Avenue; precinct 2: Parks and Recreation department office at Mack Park
Ward 7: Salem State University Enterprise Center, 121 Loring Avenue (all precincts)