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68 percent of voters turn out in Phillipston


Wednesday, November 07, 2018

PHILLIPSTON — Voters in town were in line with the state-wide rejection of Question 1, the nurse staffing mandate supported by the Massachusetts Nursing Association, and defeated the question 648 to 192 at the polls Tuesday.

Of the town’s 1,236 registered voters, 844 cast ballots. Voters also chose Geoff Diehl over Elizabeth Warren by a vote of 463 to 339. Shiva Ayyandurai received 32 votes.

The remainder of the votes were as follows:

Governor/Lt. Governor

Charlie Baker-Karyn Polito 659.

Jay Gonzalez-Quentin Palfrey 168

Attorney General

Maura Healey 419

James McMahon III 412

Secretary of State

William Galvin 470

Anthony Amore 326

Juan Sanchez Jr. 29

Treasurer

Deborah Goldberg 424

Keiko Orrall 351

Jamie Guerin 34

Auditor

Suzanne Bump 370

Helen Brady 389

Daniel Fishman 27

Edward Stamas 24

Congressman

James McGovern 432

Tracy Lynn Lovvorn 394

Councillor, Seventh District

Jennie Caissie 517

Paul DePalo 293

Senator, General Court

Senator Anne Gobi 471

Steven R. Hall 363

State Representative, Second Franklin District

Susannah Whipps 644

John Arena 166

District Attorney

Joseph Early, Jr. 468

Blake Rubin 339

Clerk of Courts, Worcester County

Dennis McManus 421

Joanne Powell 376

Register of Deeds, Worcester District

Kate Campanale 466

Kathryn Toomey 336.

Question 2 passed 516 to 310. This establishes a citizens commission to study possible amendments to the U.S. Constitution, for the purpose of restricting corporate political contributions and regulating campaign finance.

And finally, Question 3 passed, 427 to 402, which preserves the current form of Massachusetts' anti-discrimination law, which prohibits discrimination in public accommodations on the basis of gender identity, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, disability, and ancestry.

 

 


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