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Acton Election Results 2012 (FINAL UPDATE: 11:56 P.M.)

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11:56 P.M.: Final numbers from Acton (courtesy WHDH):

Question - 4-MxandWrcSenCorporationsPolitic (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes

 

7,065

81%

No

 

1,678

19%

State Senate - Middlesex & Worcester

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

James Eldridge

Dem

6,961

73%

Dean Cavaretta

GOP

2,623

27%

Question - 3 - Yes Medical Marijuana (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes (winner)

 

6,392

65%

No

 

3,399

35%

U.S. Senate

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Elizabeth Warren (winner)

Dem

6,888

58%

Scott Brown

GOP

4,939

42%

Question - 1 - Yes Right to Repair (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes (winner)

 

7,987

89%

No

 

1,021

11%

Governor's Council - District 3

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Marilyn Devaney

Dem

7,166

74%

Thomas Sheff

Unr

2,512

26%

Question - 2 - Yes Death with Dignity (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes

 

5,819

54%

No

 

5,005

46%

Race to Watch: President

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Barack Obama (winner)

Dem

7,779

66%

Mitt Romney

GOP

3,851

33%

Gary Johnson

Lib

135

1%

Jill Stein

Grn

83

1%

State House - 14th Middlesex

3 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Cory Atkins

Dem

2,309

66%

Michael Benn

GOP

1,212

34%

Sheriff - Middlesex (to fill vacancy)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Peter Koutoujian

Dem

5,999

75%

Ernesto Petrone

Unr

1,986

25%

U.S. House - District 3

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:50 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Niki Tsongas (winner)

Dem

8,249

71%

Jon Golnik

GOP

3,309

29

 

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11:41 P.M. Latest numbers from Acton (courtesy WHDH):

Question - 4-MxandWrcSenCorporationsPolitic (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes

 

7,065

81%

No

 

1,678

19%

State Senate - Middlesex & Worcester

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

James Eldridge

Dem

6,961

73%

Dean Cavaretta

GOP

2,623

27%

Question - 3 - Yes Medical Marijuana (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes (winner)

 

6,392

65%

No

 

3,399

35%

U.S. Senate

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Elizabeth Warren (winner)

Dem

6,888

58%

Scott Brown

GOP

4,939

42%

Question - 1 - Yes Right to Repair (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes (winner)

 

7,987

89%

No

 

1,021

11%

Governor's Council - District 3

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Marilyn Devaney

Dem

7,166

74%

Thomas Sheff

Unr

2,512

26%

Question - 2 - Yes Death with Dignity (Ballot Issue)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Yes

 

5,819

54%

No

 

5,005

46%

Race to Watch: President

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Barack Obama (winner)

Dem

7,779

66%

Mitt Romney

GOP

3,851

33%

Gary Johnson

Lib

135

1%

Jill Stein

Grn

83

1%

State House - 14th Middlesex

3 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Cory Atkins

Dem

2,309

66%

Michael Benn

GOP

1,212

34%

Sheriff - Middlesex (to fill vacancy)

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Peter Koutoujian

Dem

5,999

75%

Ernesto Petrone

Unr

1,986

25%

U.S. House - District 3

6 precincts reporting [town-by-town]
Updated on 11/06/12 at 11:28 pm

Candidate

Party

Total Votes

Percentage

Niki Tsongas (winner)

Dem

8,249

71%

Jon Golnik

GOP

3,309

29%

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8:05 P.M.: Polls are officially closed. We'll update the article as soon as the town posts the results on its website.

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3:15 P.M.: Town Clerk's office just said they don't have any precinct updates because they are too busy ... I guess that's a good sign voter turnout may be high.

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Here's a breakdown of how voting is going today in Acton:

  • Total votes as of 12:30 p.m.: 5,076 
  • P 1 – 754
  • P 2 – 743
  • P 3 – 975
  • P 4 — 968
  • P 5 — 892
  • P 6 — 744

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Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): U.S. Senate

Scott Brown has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate since a January 2010 special election held to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Brown defeated state Attorney General Martha Coakley with 1,168,107 votes, or 51.9 percent, to her 1,058,682 votes, or 47.1 percent.

Niki Tsongas (D), Jon Golnik (R): U.S. Congressman, 3rd Congressional District

Incumbent Niki Tsongas, a Lowell Democrat, looks to hold onto her seat in the face of another challenge from Republican Jon Golnik of Carlisle. 

Jamie Eldridge (D), Dean Cavaretta (R): State Senate, Middlesex/Worcester District

Incumbent Jamie Eldridge looks to hang onto her seat by fending off a challenge from Dean Cavaretta.

Corey Atkins (D), Michael J. Benn (R): Representative in General Court 14th Middlesex District

Incumbent Corey Atkins tries to hold off challenger Michael Benn.

Peter Koutoujian (D), Ernesto Petrone (U), Middlesex County Sheriff.

Koutoujian was appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick in 2012 to replace former Sheriff James DiPaola who shot himself in a Maine hotel room.

  

LIVE 2012 ACTON ELECTION RESULTS

     Race       Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results 3rd Party Candidate Results U.S. President

Obama-Biden

Romney-Ryan U.S. Senate

Elizabeth Warren 

Scott Brown U.S. Congress District, 3rd

Niki Tsongas

Jon Golnik

REP in General Court, 14th Middlesex District
Cory Atkins
Michael J. Benn

MA Senate District Middlesex Worcester
Jamie Eldridge
Dean Cavaretta

Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian  Ernesto Petrone Answer Results Answer Results
Question 1: 'Right to Repair' Yes No Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication Yes No Question 3: Medical Marijuana Yes No

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