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What'sUpNewp Member Newsletter: Wednesday, November 7th

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What'sUpNewp Member Newsletter: Wednesday, November 7th
By Ryan Belmore What's Up Newp • Issue #205 • View online
Good Morning,
Your Local Election Day Winners
  • Senate District 12: DiPalma
  • Senate District 13: Euer
  • Representative District 73: Abney
  • Representative District 75: Carson
  • Council At- Large: Napolitano, Bova, Taylor, McLaughlin
  • Council Ward 1: McCalla
  • Council Ward 2: Ceglie
  • Council Ward 3: Leonard
  • School Committee: Neary, Gomes, Silvia, Bolan, Boatwright, Flowers, Leary
Quick Takeaways (more to come on whatsupnewp.com today)
  • According to the City’s Canvassing Department, 45 percent of eligible voters in Newport cast ballots in this election, up significantly from the 2014 midterm election, when turnout hovered around 33 percent. In all, 7,048 votes were cast at the polls on Tuesday. There were 948 absentee ballot requests.
  • Looking back at 2014: The average City Council candidate to make the top four in 2014 averaged 3,608 votes (they averaged 3,879 in 2018)
  • Women Lead Newport: 6 out 7 Council-elect are women, 5 out of 7 School Committee-elect are women.
  • Incumbents Lose: Two incumbents seeking re-election were unsuccessful - Camacho for City Council and Carlin III for school Committee.
  • New: City Council will see 1 brand new representative (McCalla), School Committee will see 2 (Neary, Boatwright)
Here’s a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today…

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Newswire
Recent Local Obituaries
On Tap For Today
Weather:
  • Today -Sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Tonight - Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Marine:
  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from 10 am EST this morning through late tonight
  • Today -SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
  • Tonight - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 53.1 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
  •  The sun rose in Newport at 6:25 am and sunset will be at 4:33 pm.
  • The first low tide was at 12:09 am and the next low tide will be at 1:00 pm. The first high tide will be at 7:08 am and the next high tide at 7:30 pm.
  • Today we have 10 hours and 8 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:29 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 29 days, lighting is 1%.
Things To Do
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We'll See You Out There
Thanks for reading, be sure to tell your friends, co-workers, and neighbors about this newsletter!
Have a good Saturday, we’ll see you out there!
~ The What'sUpNewp Crew
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