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Phish drummer wins local election in Maine hometown

Drummer Jon Fishman of Phish performed at the Tweeter Center (now the Xfinity Center) in 2004.

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Drummer Jon Fishman of Phish performed at the Tweeter Center (now the Xfinity Center) in 2004.

LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — The drummer for the jam band Phish has been elected to his Maine town’s Board of Selectmen.

Jon Fishman will take a place on Lincolnville’s five-seat board after winning Tuesday’s nonpartisan election. He and his wife, Briar, have five children and have lived in the seaside town for the past decade.

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Two board seats were open in the Lincolnville election. Fishman will take a seat on the board alongside Josh Gerritsen, a filmmaker, who also was a top vote getter.

Fishman received 356 votes; Gerritsen received 370.

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