(UPDATED 11:12 p.m.) Bedford Election Results 2012

Updates on the 2012 elections here in Bedford will be posted throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections and tell us what you see by tweeting @BedfordMAPatch and commenting on facebook.com/BedfordMAPatch.


UPDATE 11/6 11:13 p.m.- With all four precincts reporting, Bedford had 78 percent voter turnout, with 7664 of 9842 registered voters turning out at the polls today. 

Bedford winners: Obama, Warren, Tierney, Devaney, Barrett, Gordon, Sullivan, Curtatone, Koutoujian.

Ballot Questions Approved: Right to Repair, Assisted Suicide, Medical Marijuana

For the number of votes for each candidate from all four Bedford precincts, see our chart below.

UPDATE 11/6 5:30 p.m.- Future voters at Job Lane Elementary School re-elected President Obama in the Lane School election on Tuesday, according to the Job Lane facebook page.

UPDATE 11/6 12:14 p.m.- As of 11:30 a.m., lines at the polls at John Glenn Middle School were not long. Supporters holding signs for Scott Brown outside JGMS said the turnout had been strong all day, but there had been bigger crowds earlier in the morning, suggesting a majority of voters turned out before heading into work. 

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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 her 1,058,682 votes, or 47.1 percent.

John Tierney (D), Richard Tisei (R), Daniel Fishman (L): 6th Congressional District

John Tierney has been the Congressman representing Bedford since 1997. He faces off against Richard Tisei, a member of the Massachusetts legislature for 26 years, most recently as a State Senator. Tisei ran for Lieutenant Governor in 2010, but was defeated by Lt. Gov. Tim Murray. In 2010, Tierney defeated Bill Hudak 57-43 percent.

Ken Gordon (D), Walter Zenkin (R): Mass. House of Representatives 21st Middlesex District

Gordon and Zenkin will vie for the former seat of State Rep. Charlie Murphy who will vacate his seat at the end of this term. Gordon is a Bedford resident, Vice-Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals and an attorney. Zenkin is a Burlington Selectmen.

Sandi Martinez (R), Michael Barrett (D): Mass. State Senate 3rd Middlesex District

Lexington Democrat Mike Barrett and Chelmsford RepublicanSandi Martinez are facing off in the general election after outlasting several other candidates for the right to fill the seat , is leaving behind after eight terms.

Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney (D), Tom Sheff (Unenrolled): Governor's Council 3rd District

Incumbent Marilyn Petitto Devaney, a Watertown Democrat, faces a challenge from independent candidate Thomas Sheff of Newton.

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     Race       Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results 3rd Party Candidate Results U.S. President



Romney-Ryan 3046

Stein-Honkala 57

U.S. Senate

Elizabeth Warren


Scott Brown 3691

U.S. Congress 6th District

John Tierney


Richard Tisei 3263

Daniel Fishman (L) 343 MA Senate 3rd Middlesex District Michael Barrett 4294

Sandi Martinez 2794

MA House 21st Middlesex District
Ken Gordon 4781

Walter Zenkin 2275

Answer Results Answer Results
Question 1: 'Right to Repair' Yes 5973

No 843

Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication Yes 4150

No 3231

Question 3: Medical Marijuana Yes 4599

No 2708

Jon "OC" OConnor November 07, 2012 at 03:59 PM
Congratulations to all who participated, supported, and promoted one of our greatest rights of freedom - the election process. Also, congratulations to the winners of those elections this cycle. Thank you to those who work behind the scenes; on the campaigns, the volunteers, the poll workers, the planning & execution teams.......... You know who you are, without all your efforts nothing would be possible. :-)


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