Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Here is the official local election platform on Andover Patch.
The 2013 Annual Town Election in Andover has finally arrived and three candidates will be vying for two seats on the illustrious Andover Board of Selectmen. At the end of the day one will go home and two will have to rise to the challenge and help lead the town, one of whom must be a candidate for reelection. Andover Patch wants to know what's happening with the election today; not just at the poll but all around town. From the coffee shop to the kitchen table, we want know what people are saying. Also, make sure to upload to this article any photos that scream Andover election...or just any local photos at all! Make sure to check with Patch throughoutht he day for updates on the election. The Annual Town Election is today, Tuesday, March …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Newly reelected State Senator Barry Finegold says that he will continue to fight for a balanced budget and economic development in Andover and throughout the state.
State Sen. Barry Finegold was enjoying Election Night with family, friends and supporters at Palmers Restaurant last night. Finegold bested State Rep. Paul Adams, 65 percent to 35 percent, to reclaim his seat in the Second Essex and Middlesex Senate District. His initial reaction, Finegold said, was immense gratitude toward the people around him and his supporters everywhere. "I am very humbled by the outpouring of support," said Finegold. Finegold also made several general statements about the issues he'll fight for during his second term as state senator in the Second Essex and Middlesex District, which includes Andover, Tewksbury, Lawrence and Dracut. "We are going to continue to work on issues like the I-95 Interchange, fighting for …
Newly reelected State Rep. Jim Lyons said he had an enormous amount of support for his campaign for the 18th Essex District.
State Rep. Jim Lyons was able to grab the votes to reclaim his seat in the State House of Representatives in the 18th Essex District. Lyons bested former State Rep. Barbara L'Italien, garnering 50.43 percent of the votes versus L'Italien's 48.18 percent of votes. According to results from the Associated Press, 11,735 voters chose Lyons to represent them in the 18th Essex House District. L'Italien lost by a little over 500 votes, garnering a total of 11,210 votes. Lyons was elected in 2010 and is now celebrating his first reelection victory. Lyons had no other Republican challegners in the September primary. Lyons, celebrating his victory at his High Vale Lane home, commented on his successful reelection bid. “I was very grateful for the …
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Stay with Andover Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m. Share your photos and videos from Election Day by clicking the Upload Photos and Video button! Also, tell us what've seen at the polls in the comments below: How long did you wait to vote today? Which candidate has the most visible presence among signholders? Join the conversation in the comments. Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): U.S. Senate Scott Brown has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate since a January 2010 special election held to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Brown defeated state Attorney General Martha Coakley with 1,168,107 votes, or 51.9 percent, to …
State Sen. Barry Finegold claimed 64 percent of votes to win his reelection bid for the Second Essex and Middlesex State Senate District against State Rep. Paul Adams.
State Sen. Barry Finegold was able to reclaim his seat in the Second Essex and Middlesex State Senate District on Election night. With 89 percent of precincts reporting, the Associated Press is calling Finegold the winner of the Second Essex and Middlesex Senate District race. Lawrence is still waiting for results from six precincts. Finegold bested State Rep. Paul Adams, garnering 64 percent of the votes versus Adams' 36 percent of votes. According to results from the Associated Press, 40,067 voters chose Finegold to represent them in the Second Essex and Middlesex Distirct. Adams grabbed 22,371 votes. Finegold was elected to the State Senate in 2010 and is now celebrating his first reelection victory. Finegold had no other Democratic …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Upload any photos you have of Election Day 2012 in Andover.
The polls are busy today and town officials are saying that Andover may see a record high voting turnout; even more than the 88 percent turnout during the 2008 election. So, therefore, there's some significant activity around polling locations in town today and we'd like to see the photos you took around the excitement. Upload your photos directly to this article by clicking on the green button undernearth the feature photo that says "Upload your photos and videos."
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Andover and Essex County.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Andover Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates. State Second Essex and Middlesex Senate District 18th Essex House District 17th Essex House District US District 6 Congressman District 5 Senator Presidential Race
Find out where you can vote in Andover in the 2012 Massachusetts State Election.
Andover has two voting locations in the 2012 State Election. Residents either vote at the Andover High School Field House or the Andover Senior Center. Find out which one you're voting at by visiting the state's website. They provide a polling location finder: www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx. The 2012 Massachusetts State Election will be held Tuesday, November 6th. Polling hours are 7 am until 8 pm.
Monday, November 5, 2012
According to the latest poll by UMass Lowell, Brown had a one point lead heading into election day, but the lead was within the poll's margin of error.
Just a day before election day, a new poll released shows that Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown are virtually tied in the US Senate race among likely voters in the state. Brown is ahead of Warren by 1 percentage point, 49-48, the poll showed. The one-point advantage is within the poll's 4.1 margin of error. The latest poll was conducted by UMass Lowell's Center for Public Opinion and the Boston Herald. Nearly one thousand Massachusetts voters were surveyed between Wednesday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 3. The poll found that Brown is viewed favorably by 54 percent of the 956 voters surveyed, with 39 percent holding a negative opinion of him, according to the Herald. Warren was viewed favorably by 50 percent of voters, with 42 percent …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The most recent Suffolk University poll suggests that voters are being influenced by a barrage of ads urging them to block Question 2.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
A new poll finds that support for the ballot question that would legalize doctor-assisted suicide for the terminally ill has dropped dramatically. According to a Suffolk University poll released Tuesday, 47 percent of voters support the measure and 41 oppose it, in contrast to the 64 percent who supported it six weeks earlier. The 'death with dignity' question seeks to allow terminally ill adults who are expected to live less than six month to take legal drugs prescribed by a doctor. The drop in support could be attributed to the sharp increase in ads seeking to persuade voters to reject the question. Stephen Crawford, spokesman for Dignity 2012, has called the groups behind these ads "out-of-state fringe groups wiling to say anything," …