How Did Burlington Vote in the Election?
A look at how Burlington voted race-by-race yesterday.
Burlington residents came out in force to vote in yesterday's election. According to Town Clerk Amy Warfield a total of 13,409, or 85 percent, of the total 15,149 eligible voters.
The town did not go with any party. President Barack Obama took the majority of Burlington votes but the ticket was split for the senate race and Scott Brown beat out Elizabeth Warren in town. Warren did end up carrying the state.
In the 21st Middlesex District State Representative race, Burlington did give the majority to home-town candidate Walter Zenkin over Bedford's Ken Gordon, but not by a big majority. Zenkin was ultimately defeated by Gordon when Bedford weighed in on the race.
Burlington voters also supported Fourth Middlesex District State Sen. Ken Donnelly, joining the effort to re-elect him for a new term.
On the ballot questions Burlington came out in favor of right to repair and medical marijuana but against assisted suicide.
So how did Burlington vote? (Click the PDF under the pictures for results from Town Clerk Amy Warfield's office)
|Race||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results||3rd Party Candidate||Results|
|U.S. Congress District, 6th||
|MA Senate DISTRICT 4th Middlesex District||Ken Donnelly
|MA House DISTRICT, 21st Middlesex
|Middlesex County Sheriff||Peter Koutoujian||7,982
|Gov. Council||Marilyn Devaney||7,514
|Question 1: 'Right to Repair'||Yes||10,110
|Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication||Yes||5,498
|Question 3: Medical Marijuana||Yes||7,257