Danvers Election Results 2012

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

Stay with Danvers Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m.


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


7,344 Romney-Ryan 6,984 Johnson and Gray 122 U.S. Senate

Elizabeth Warren

5,929 Scott Brown 8,591 U.S. Congress Sixth District 

John Tierney

6,408 Richard Tisei 7,000 Daniel Fishman 693 Governor's Councilor Fifth District Eileen Duff 7,370 Maura Ciardiello 5,416 State Senate Second Essex District Joan Lovely 8,490 Richard Jolitz 4,819
State House 13th Essex District
Ted Speliotis 8,605 Dan Bennett 5,372
Answer Results Answer Results
Question 1: 'Right to Repair' Yes 11,297 No 1,853 Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication Yes 6,436 No 7,809 Question 3: Medical Marijuana Yes 8,322 No 5,896

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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 Tieney (D), Richard Tisei (R), Daniel Fishman (L): Fifth Congressional District

John Tierney has been the Congressman representing Danvers since 1997. He faces off against Richard Tisei, a Republican who is a former state Senator and lieutenant governor candidate and Daniel Fishman, a Libertarian from Beverly. In 2010, Tierney defeated Bill Hudak of Boxford 58-42 percent.

Maura Ciardiello (R), Eileen Duff (D): Governor's Council Fifth District

Ciardiello, of Haverhill and Duff, of Gloucester, are both in their first run for Governor's Councilor. They are seeking to fill the seat formerly filled by Mary-Ellen Manning of Peabody, who did not seek reelection to run for state Senate in the Second Essex District. She was defeated in the September primary.

Richard Jolitz (R), Joan Lovely (D) : Massachusetts Senate Second Essex District

Richard Jolitz of Beverly faces Joan Lovely of Salem, who emerged from a four candidate field in the September Democratic Party primary. Jolitz works as an EMT and ran unsuccessfully in 2010 against Fred Berry, who chose not to seek reelection this year. Lovely serves as president of the Salem City Council.

Dan Bennett (R), Ted Speliotis, (D): Massachusetts House of Representatives 13th Essex District

Ted Speliotis has been the state representative representing Danvers since 1997. He faces Dan Bennett, a Republican who also sits on the Board of Selectmen. In 2010, both men also ran for the House seat from Danvers, with Speliotis winning 52-48 percent, a margin of fewer than 500 votes.

Danvers Updates From The Polls

6:55 a.m. The temperature outside is 25 degrees, one of the coldest mornings of the fall so far. The polls open at all four polling places in about five minutes.


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