Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Prepare for your trip to the polls by checking out the ballot ahead of time.
Heading to the polls today? Be prepared before you get inside the voting booth. Check out the Burlington version of the Massachusetts ballot. The national and statewide candidates are the same for everyone in the Commonwealth and the local elections are what Burlington residents will weigh in on. Also, don't forget to familiarize yourself with the details of the ballot questions. Looking for news from your hometown! Check out our complete list of Patch sites in Massachusetts and get your local news today!
Monday, October 1, 2012
The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Burlington.
Monday, October 1, 2012
The goal of this guide is to bring you, in one place, all the essential information you need to vote in Burlington today. Also, check out the sample ballot before heading to the polls. Find it under the picture above. LOCAL: STATE: NATIONAL BALLOT QUESTIONS
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
We've counted the ballots and comments and Al Fay has been won the election!
The results are in and counted and Al Fay has been elected Burlington's Unofficial Mayor! According to the results of our poll, Fay garnered a staggering 2154, or 59 percent, of the votes cast. Jack Ferren also had a very strong showing, gathering a total of 1,179 votes, 32 percent of all electorate. Congratulations to Mr. Fay and Mr. Ferren and all of the candidates for being nominated for our Unofficial Mayor race. The purpose of this race was to acknowledge those who make a difference and we've been happy to see how many people both contribute to the town and how many of their fellow residents honor their works. Mr. Fay is a very well-known and involved member of the Burlington community. Among other things he leads the organization of …
Friday, March 16, 2012
We asked readers to share why they thought their candidate should be Burlington's Unofficial Mayor and you came through in spades.
On Wednesday we closed the polls for our Unofficial Mayor of Burlington race. Currently we are tallying the votes, including all of the overseas ballots, and will be announcing a winner early next week. Today we'd like to highlight some of the great comments provided by readers for their nominees. The purpose of this race was to acknowledge those who make a difference and we've been happy to see how many people both contribute to the town and how many of their fellow residents honor their works. For example, candidate Al Fay, who among other things organizes Burlington's annual Truck Day celebration, received many votes and endorsements. Tom Killilea said: "Al Fay has dedicated a great deal to this town. Even though he is no longer an …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
We will be closing the polls on our Unofficial Mayor race at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March14.
The polls for Burlington Unofficial Mayor have been open for nearly a week now and the response has been tremendous. Currently Al Fay leads the pack with Jack Ferren coming up in second as shown by the votes. Tomorrow is the final day to cast your vote and support you candidate! We will be closing the polls at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 and we'll announce a winner soon after. Remember we are taking both the votes and the number of comments in support of a candidate into consideration when deciding the winner. So let us know why you think your candidate should win by going to the poll and adding your vote and comment. Thanks to everyone who has weighed in and for the great comments. The whole purpose of this race is to celebrate all of …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
We have collected the nominations and now it's time to elect our Unofficial Mayor!
Here's the deal, we all know Burlington has a Board of Selectmen, Town Meeting and Town Administrator and other boards and committees that work to run the town and keep everything running. What Burlington does not have is a mayor. Now, we can't elect an official mayor, but we can elect an Unofficial Mayor, and that's what we're going to do! The Unofficial Mayor is someone who volunteers their time, a member of the business community, a teacher or educator or anyone who is involved in the community. The idea is to highlight the good works and public participation of those who make a difference in town. Last week we asked for nominations and you came through with some great suggestions. Now it's time to vote. Below you will find our list of …