Linton unopposed for council seat in Millington

MILLINGTON — Incumbent Mark Linton will return to his seat on the Millington town council for another three years.

He was the only candidate for the one open seat to meet the filing deadline of Feb. 16, according to Town Administrator Elizabeth “Jo” Manning.

The March 5 municipal election has been canceled.

According to the town charter, there is no election if the race is uncontested.

At the organizational meeting held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of April, the mayor swears in the new council member(s). In this instance, Linton will be sworn in by Mayor Kevin Hemstock at the April 9 meeting.

This will be the second term for Linton. 

Millington has a mayor and four council members. Their three-year terms are staggered. All positions are unpaid.

A portion of Millington is in Queen Anne’s County, the area that extends from the Chester River bridge to High Bridge Road.

There are 356 registered voters in Kent County’s portion of Millington’s two limits and two registered voters in the Queen Anne’s portion, according to Manning.

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