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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. President

Obama-Biden

6,971
Romney-Ryan 6,187
Stein-Honkala 46







U.S. Senate

Elizabeth Warren 

5,858
Scott Brown 7,458









U.S. Congress District, 6th

John Tierney

5,853
Richard Tisei
6,255









MA Senate DISTRICT 4th Middlesex District Ken Donnelly
7,319
Gerry Dembrowski
3,265









MA House DISTRICT, 21st Middlesex 
Ken Gordon
6,142
Walter Zenkin
6,408









Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian  7,982
Ernesto Petrone 2,988


Gov. Council Marilyn Devaney 7,514
Tom Sheff 3,265










Answer Results Answer Results








Question 1: 'Right to Repair' Yes 10,110
No 1,761









Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication Yes 5,498
No 7,390









Question 3: Medical Marijuana Yes 7,257
No 5,601


J. Parker November 07, 2012 at 06:40 PM
Well, at least Burlington is a 'little' less party partisan.
Carrie November 08, 2012 at 04:54 PM
I'm happy to see that I voted the same as most of the residents of the town. Yes Burlington seems more bipartisan.
J. Parker November 10, 2012 at 07:07 PM
Let us hope that it gets more that way ! This State has gone to the point of ridiculous! How anyone could have voted for John Tierney again just prove ignorance.

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