From each of the five polling locations, the theme was the same - slow, but on target with past town elections.
No problems were reported at the polls, except for at . Voters and election officials said the school's parking lot was full because of youth soccer matches being played at the school, preventing would-be voters from parking.
Precinct 2, based at Riverdale, had 245 voters as of 2 p.m.
By 2 p.m., 1,625 voters had submitted ballots at Dedham's seven precincts. Counts were taken between 12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Election officials and sign holders said the nice weather could in fact keep turnout low - between the opening day for soccer, a chance to get yard work done, and the first nice weekend day of the spring.
Selectmen candidates - with her mother - and - and his sisters - were outside polling places in town holding signs. Selectman Carmen Dello Iacono was outside holding a sign for his brother Chuck Dello Iacono, who is running for the Parks and Recreation Commission.