UPDATED: Medfield Election Results 2012
Updates on the 2012 elections here in Medfield will be posted throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections and tell us what you see by tweeting @MedfieldPatch and commenting on facebook.com/MedfieldPatch.
This story was updated on Nov. 7 to reflect the final official election results as tabulated by the Medfield Town Clerk.
Stay with Medfield Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m.
Vote today at The Center at Medfield, 1 Ice House Road, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): Senator in Congress
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 her 1,058,682 votes, or 47.1 percent.
Joseph P. Kennedy III (D), Sean Bielat (R), David A. Rosa (I): Representative in Congress, Fourth District
Political newcomer Kennedy is facing off against Bielat who ran against now-outgoing Rep. Barney Frank in 2010 (Frank/Bielat, 54/43%).
Robert L. Jubinville (D), Earl H. Sholley (R): Counsellor, Second District
Jubinville of Milton is running against Sholley of Norfolk.
James E. Timilty (D), Jeffrey Robert Bailey (R): Senator in General Court, Bristol and Norfolk District
Incumbent Timilty of Walpole is running against Bailey of Attleboro.
Denise C. Garlick (D): Representative in General Court, 13th Norfolk District.
Incumbent Garlick is running unopposed.
Daniel B. Winslow (D): Representative in General Court, 9th Norfolk District.
Incumbent Winslow is running unopposed.
Walter F. Timilty Jr. (D): Clerk of Courts, Norfolk County.
Timilty is running unopposed.
William P. O'Donnell (D): Register of Deeds, Norfolk District.
Incumbent O'Donnell is running unopposed.
John M. Gillis (D), Francis W. O'Brien (D): County Commissioner, Norfolk County
Both incumbents are running unopposed (choose two).
LIVE 2012 MEDFIELD ELECTION RESULTS
|Race||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results||3rd Party Candidate||Results|
||Elizabeth Warren||2832||Scott Brown||4569|
|U.S. Representative, 4th District||
Joseph P. Kennedy III
|3579||Sean Bielat||3541||David A. Rosa (I)||138|
|Councillor, 2nd District
||Robert L. Jubinville||2760||Earl H. Sholley||3482|
|MA Senate, Bristol & Norfolk District||James E. Timilty||3818||Jeffrey Robert Bailey||2908|
|Question 1: 'Right to Repair'||Yes||5738||No||798|
|Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication||Yes||3443||No||3693|
|Question 3: Medical Marijuana||Yes||4063||No||3081|
|Question 4: Corporations as humans, political spending (precincts 1 and 2 only)||Yes||2129||No||788|
Medfield Updates From The Polls
6 a.m. Polls open. Vote at The Center at Medfield, 1 Ice House Road, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. One hundred people were in line before polls were open. Tell us what you see at the polls. Upload pictures from the polling place.
6:15 a.m. Polls are very busy. People in and out. Families, commuters, parking lot full and cars lining Ice House Road. Get out and vote!
7:30 a.m. Still tough to get to the polling place. Cars backed up half mile on West Mill Street approaching the senior center. Drive carefully!
10 a.m. Steady Eddy; voters in, voters out, less traffic, more parking. Easier than this morning.
1 p.m. Easy in, easy out. Now's the time to head to the polls.
3 p.m. Town Clerk Carol Mayer says voter turnout has been very heavy. As of 3 p.m., 5,163 of the town's 8,538 registered voters had cast their ballot. She said it's heavier than she's seen in the past. "I think we're going to beat '08," she said. Go Medfield!
6 p.m. Still busy but no lines. There are even a few parking spots. Just two hours left.
7:45 p.m Still a few minutes left. Hurry down to the senior center to cast your vote!
8:00 p.m. Polls closed. Waiting for town clerk to post results.
8:30 p.m. Results posted by precinct. Medfield Patch will calculate and report back at 9 p.m.