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Howe Leads Register of Deeds Contest

November 7, 2018 GMT

Sun Staff Report

LOWELL -- Register of Deeds Richard Howe appeared to be cruising to victory late Tuesday night as results trickled in from the North Middlesex communities.

He was facing challenger Karen Cassella, an independent, who works for Howe as a clerk.

Howe appeared to be leading by a 2-to-1 margin.

“I’m pleased with the results thus far, but I want to wait until the final numbers from Lowell are in,” Howe said at 11 p.m.

In Dracut, Howe led Cassella 7,822 to 3,774.

In Billerica, he led 10,765 to 4,347.

In Westford, he led 7,783 to 2,309.


In Tyngsboro, he led 3,281 to 1,391.

In Dunstable, he led 1,035 to 423.