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Murray Resigns From Ridgefield School Board Weeks After Winning Re-Election

Chris Murray, who just a few weeks ago was among the top vote getters for a seat on the school board, has resigned.
Chris Murray, who just a few weeks ago was among the top vote getters for a seat on the school board, has resigned. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith, file

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Just weeks after receiving the most votes of all candidates seeking a seat on the Ridgefield Board of Education, Chris Murray has resigned, according to ridgefieldpress.com.

Murray said the reason for his resignation, which was official on Nov. 17, was "to spend more time focused on (his) family," the story said.

Under the town charter, the board may replace him with a member of his same party — Republican — by a majority vote within 30 days, Ridgefieldpress.com said. Otherwise, the decision will be made by the Board of Selectmen, the report said.

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