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November 2, 2010

Local election results

Town-by-town tallies

NEWBURYPORT — The following are the results from local polls:

State Representative

Firstt Essex

                              Costello (D)*    Troyli (R)

Amesbury             3,558                2,414

Newburyport         5,783               2,477

Salisbury               1,921               1,144

Totals                  11,262                6,035

2nd Essex District

                            Finneran (R)    Stanley (D)*

Georgetown      948                    840

Groveland          1,408                1,552  

Haverhill             1,724                1,707

Merrimac            1,131                1,469

Newbury             1,565                1,799

Rowley               1,361                 1,235

West Newbury      961                1,182

TOTAL                9,098                 9,784

Sixth Congressional District

                          Hudak (R)    Tierney (D)*

Amesbury        2,663            3,354

Georgetown    1,722            1,872

Merrimac          1,268           1,329

Newbury           1,590           1,847

Newburyport    5,149           3,187

Rowley              1,402           1,227

Salisbury           1,400          1,667

West Newbury  1,041          1,114

 

Governor

                         Baker (R)    Cahill (I)    Patrick (D)*

Amesbury       2,940           487            2,623

Georgetown   2,066           286            1,274

Merrimac        1,368           242            1,020

Newbury         1,744           260            1,458

Newburyport  3,594           420            4,441

Rowley            1,587          194             1,887

Salisbury        1,560          320             1,218

West Newbury 1,138        102                972

 

Essex County Sherriff

                     Anketell (D)    Cousins (R)*    Leach (I)

Amesbury    1,100             4,383                 437

Georgetown    801            1,327                 246

Merrimac         467            1,914                 185

Newbury         515             2,671                 186

Newburyport 1,185           6,753                323

Rowley             434            1,935                215

Salisbury         533            2,343                214

West Newbury 350           1,600                na

  * Incumbent



BALLOT QUESTIONS

Proposition 1

Should the state repeal the 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol?


                          YES     NO

Amesbury    3,729    2,348

Georgetown2,290    1,308

Merrimac      1,602   1,056

Newbury       2,223   1,229

Newburyport4,885   3,577

Rowley          1,760    927

Salisbury      1,965    1,121

West Newbury 1,255  956

 

Proposition 2

Should the state repeal the Chapter 40B affordable housing law?

                               YES       NO


Amesbury            2,972    2,857

Georgetown        1,795    1,664

Merrimac             1,349    1,217

Newbury              1,658    1,618

Newburyport       3,678    4,416

Rowley                 1,401    1,195

Salisbury             1,563    1,453

West Newbury   1,143    953

Proposition 3

Should the state reduce the sales tax to 3 percent?

                            YES    NO


Amesbury          2,823    3,278

Georgetown      1,953    1,662

Merrimac           1,330    1,333

Newbury            1,673    1,791

Newburyport    3,552    4,909

Rowley              1,446    1,242

Salisbury           1,650    1,448

West Newbury  1,087    1,127

 

TURNOUT

                      % of voters


Amesbury    52%

Georgetown na

Groveland     na

Merrimac       61%

Newbury        69.47%

Newburyport 66%

Rowley          68%

Salisbury       52%

West Newbury 69%



 

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