City Mirrors Massachusetts in Voting; Governor Baker Wins Framingham and Commonwealth

FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker easily won re-election in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts last night.

Framingham voters also supported the re-election of Governor Baker and Lt. Gov Karyn Polito 62 to 35 percent. Baker-Polito ticket received 15,116 votes with Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey receiving 8,506 votes.

Overall, more than half of Framingham’s voters participated in yesterday’s election. Unofficially, City Clerk Lisa Ferguson has 58.25% of Framingham’s 41,500 voters participating or 24,175.

Framingham also overhwelmingly endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for re-election to the U.S. Senate. The Democrat easily won re-election in Massachusetts, defeating her opponent, like Baker-Polito, with 60 percent of the vote.

The election of Baker-Polito, a Republican Governor and a Democratic U.S. Senator goes along with political views in the Commonwealth.

The majority of voters in the Commonwealth, as in Framingham, are not associated with any party. They choose not to enroll in the Democratic nor Republican parties.

Framingham also mirrored the state in the three state-wide ballot questions.

Commonwealth and Framingham voters voted no on question 1, yes on question 2, and yes on question 3.

Senate President Karen Spilka, a Democrat from Ashland who represent Framingham as well, was running unopposed for another term.

State Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, who represents one-third of Framingham and all of the Town fo Ashland was also unopposed.

Maria Robinson, who won the Democratic primary to replace the late Chris Walsh for state representative, was officially elected Framingham’s newest representative last night. She too, was unopposed on the November ballot.

U.S. Representative Katherin Clark, had a Republican challenger for her seat, but easily won re-election last night too.

Full unofficial Framingham results below from the City Clerk’s office.

 

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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