LIVE 2012 Mansfield ELECTION RESULTSRace Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results 3rd Party Candidate Results U.S. President
Obama-Biden5,910 Romney-Ryan 5,855 Johnson and Gray 130 U.S. Senate
Elizabeth WarrenScott Brown U.S. Congress District 4
Joseph Kennedy III6,143 Sean Bielat 5,248 David Rosa 296 MA Senator in General Court Bristol District James Timilty 6,651 Jeff Bailey 4,250
MA House Fourth Bristol District
None Jay Barrows 4,741 Write Ins 79 Answer Results Answer Results
Question 1: 'Right to Repair' Yes 9,633 No 1,170 Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication Yes 5,627 No 5,963 Question 3: Medical Marijuana Yes 7,281 No 4,258
Updated 11 p.m.
With the exception of Scott Brown, Democrats took most of the elections in Mansfield. According to the official results, 12,122 (87.5 percent of voters in Mansfield) Mansfield residents voted including about 1,100 absentee ballots. Obama won in Mansfield by only 55 votes in what was a very close race.
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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.
Joseph Kennedy III (D), Sean Bielat (R), David Rosa (I): Mass. Fourth Congressional District
The Massachussetts Fourth District faces a rare if not unique situation this election year as candidates vie for the vacant seat left by Barney Frank. Frank held the seat for more than 30 years, since he was first elected in 1981, and the race has been heated ever since he announced he would not run for office.
James Timilty (D), Jeff Bailey (R): Mass. Senate Bristol & Norfolk District (Attleboro and Seekonk)
Candidate James Timilty has been in office since he was first elected to the seat in 2004. His father, grandfather and several other family members were elected political officials. Bailey has been the senior pastor at _Grace Baptist Church in Attleboro for 23 years and founded the church's K-12 school. This is his first run for a political office.
Mansfield Updates From The Polls
Updated at 5 p.m.
Mansfield residents have come out in droves this election, and since 11 a.m., voter turnout has more than doubled to 8,402 as of 5 p.m.
Newly-appointed Mansfield town clerk Marianne Staples is experiencing her first election, let alone national election, and so far three voting machines have already broke down (voting numbers could be affected accordingly).
Updated at 11:30 a.m.
Mansfield, as of 11:30 a.m., has already exceeded its normal voter turnout for town elections. While one machine ahs gone down and voter numbers are currently being recalculated, current totals, with a margin of error of bout 100 votes, is at 3,937.
Mansfield High School, despite preparations, is currently packed with voters of all ages.