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62 percent of voters turn out in Royalston 


Wednesday, November 07, 2018

ROYALSTON — The town saw a 62 percent turnout for the State Election Tuesday, with 564 of 906 registered voters casting ballots.

Voters were closely divided in the Senator race, favoring incumbent Elizabeth Warren over Geoff Diehl by a vote of 279 to 259. Shiva Ayyadurai received 20 votes. Voters also defeated Question 1

The remainder of the votes were as follows:

Governor/Lt. Governor

Charlie Baker-Karyn Polito 394

Jay Gonzalez-Quentin Palfrey 153

Attorney General

Maura Healey 335

James McMahon, III 214

Secretary of State

William Galvin 344

Anthony Amore 178

Juan Sanchez Jr. 27

Treasurer

Deborah Goldberg 321

Keiko Orrall 196

Jamie Guerin 26

Auditor

Suzanne Bump 281

Helen Brady 219

Daniel Fishman 24

Edward Stamas 18

Congressman

James McGovern 340

Tracy Lynn Lovvorn 210

Councillor

Mary Hurley 330

Mike Franco 193

Senator, General Court

Joanne Commerford 401, Blank 159.

State Representative, Second Franklin District

Susannah Whipps 386

John Arena 140

District Attorney

Joseph Early, Jr. 358

Blake Rubin 174

Clerk of Courts, Worcester County

Dennis McManus 333

Joanne Powell 203

Register of Deeds, Worcester District

Kate Campanale 266

Kathryn Toomey 267.

Question 2 passed 366 to 180. 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, 318 to 232, 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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