Category Archives: State Election 2012

State and Presidential Election Results

Read specifically how Hopkinton voted at: https://groups.google.com/a/ hopkintonma.gov/forum/ ?fromgroups#!forum/hopnotices

Read more details on State Results at: http://www.boston.com/news/special/ politics/2012/general/

More details on results throughout the country including 3rd party candidates: http://www.google.com/elections/ed/us/results

OVERALL Results (UNOFFICIAL) for Questions and Candidates on the Hopkinton Ballot:

  • Electors for President and Vice President of the United States
    • JOHNSON AND GRAY, LIBERTARIAN 0 Electoral Votes (Won 1,140,804 popular votes (1.0%) for the Libertarian ticket, breaking the 32-year record held by Ed Clark, who won 921,128 votes (1.06%) in 1980.)
    • OBAMA AND BIDEN, DEMOCRAT 303 Electoral Votes, Popular Vote 50.1%
    • ROMNEY AND RYAN, REPUBLICAN 206 Electoral Votes, Popular Vote 48.4%
    • STEIN AND HONKALA, GREEN-RAINBOW 0 Electoral Votes (396,684 popular votes (0.3%) for the Green Party)
  • Senator in US Congress
    • SCOTT P. BROWN, REPUBLICAN (Incumbent) 46.1%
    • ELIZABETH A. WARREN, DEMOCRAT 53.9%
  • Representative in US Congress (4th District)
    • SEAN BIELAT, REPUBLICAN 36.3%
    • JOSEPH P. KENNEDY, III, DEMOCRAT 60.9%
    • DAVID A. ROSA, INDEPENDENT 2.8%
  • Councillor
    • ROBERT L. JUBINVILLE, DEMOCRAT 60%
    • EARL H. SHOLLEY, REPUBLICAN 40%
  • Senator in General Court (2nd Middlesex and Norfolk District)
    • KAREN E. SPILKA, DEMOCRAT (Incumbent)
  • Representative in General Court (8th Middlesex District)
    • CAROLYN C. DYKEMA, DEMOCRAT (Incumbent) 59%
    • MARTIN A. LAMB, REPUBLICAN 41%
  • Clerk of Courts (Middlesex County)
    • MICHAEL A. SULLIVAN, DEMOCRAT (Incumbent)
  • Register of Deeds (Middlesex Southern District)
    • MARIA C. CURTATONE, DEMOCRAT
  • Sherrif (Middlesex County)
    • PETER J. KOUTOUJIAN, DEMOCRAT 77%
    • ERNESTO M. PETRONE, UNENROLLED 23%
  • State Ballot Question 1– Right to Repair / Safe and Fair Repair
    • A YES VOTE 85% would enact the proposed law requiring motor vehicle manufacturers to allow vehicle owners and independent repair facilities in Massachusetts to have access to the same vehicle diagnostic and repair information made available to the manufacturers’ Massachusetts dealers and authorized repair facilities.
    • A NO VOTE 15% would make no change in existing laws.
  • State Ballot Question 2– Death with Dignity / Assisted Suicide
    • A YES VOTE 49% would enact the proposed law allowing a physician licensed in Massachusetts to prescribe medication, at the request of a terminally-ill patient meeting certain conditions, to end that person’s life.
    • A NO VOTE 51% would make no change in existing laws.
  • State Ballot Question 3– Eliminating state criminal and civil penalties related to the medical use of marijuana
    • A YES VOTE 63% would enact the proposed law eliminating state criminal and civil penalties related to the medial use of marijuana allowing patients meeting certain conditions to obtain marijuana produced and distributed by new state-regulated centers or, in specific hardship cases, to grow marijuana for their own use.
    • A NO VOTE 37% would make no change in existing laws.

State and Presidential Election Tuesday – Polls open early at 6:30am

Vote Here SignTuesday, November 6 – Polls open 6:30am-8:00pm
Hopkinton Middle School Brown Gym
Absentee Ballots due by 12noon tomorrow, Monday, November 5 – Go to the Town Clerk’s office on the first floor of Town Hall to vote by absentee ballot.  http://www.hopkintonma.gov/home/government/departments/clerk

Info on Elections: http://www.wheredoivotema.com
Info on State Ballot Questions: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/ballot_questions_12/message12.htm

What’s on the Hopkinton Ballot:

Continue reading State and Presidential Election Tuesday – Polls open early at 6:30am

Reminder – State Election Coming Up November 6

As if anyone could forget with all the political robo-calls we’ve been getting. There is no school on Tuesday, November 6 due to a Teacher Professional Day. If you will be out of town, you may submit an absentee ballot, which must be returned by 12:00pm Noon on the day before the election, which is Monday, November 5. Contact the Town Clerk’s office for more information at http://www.hopkintonma.gov/home/government/departments/clerk/election.

On the November 6 Ballot for Hopkinton residents:

  • Electors for President and Vice President of the United States
  • Senator in US Congress
  • Representative in US Congress (4th District)
  • Councillor
  • Senator in General Court (2nd Middlesex and Norfolk District)
  • Representative in General Court (8th Middlesex District)
  • Clerk of Courts (Middlesex County)
  • Register of Deeds (Middlesex Southern District)
  • Sherrif (Middlesex County)
  • State Ballot Question 1 – Right to Repair / Safe and Fair Repair
  • State Ballot Question 2 – Death with Dignity / Assisted Suicide
  • State Ballot Question 3 – Eliminating state criminal and civil penalties related to the medical use of marijuana
  • Read more on the State Ballot questions at http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/ballot_questions_12/message12.htm

Save the Dates – Elmwood School Roof and State Rep Debate

Save the Date for a Fall Special Town Meeting and Special Town Election (Ballot Vote) to vote on funding for a new roof for Elmwood School. More details coming in next week’s email.

Monday, October 15 – State Rep Debate LIVE, 7:00 PM on HCAM-TV – Carolyn Dykema vs Marty Lamb
Wednesday, October 17 – Last Day to Register to Vote for November 6 State and Presidential Election
Monday, November 26 – Special Town Meeting – Elmwood School Roof
Monday, December 3 – Special Town Election (Ballot Vote) – Elmwood School Roof