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SHELTON — Mayor Mark Lauretti earned his 16th consecutive term Tuesday night, but two aldermen seats remain up in the air with approximately 315 absentee ballots still needing to be verified and counted, according to unofficial totals Tuesday.
Lauretti easily outdistanced Democratic challenger David Eldridge nearly 57 percent to 43 percent. Lauretti finished the night with 6,955 votes, compared to Eldridge’s 5,340.