Ashland Voters Endorse Biden & Says No To Ranked Choice Voting
ASHLAND – Ashland voters supported the Democratic Ticket of Joseph Biden & Kamala Harris in the presidential election today, November 3.
Ashland voters supported Biden-Harris 7,254 to 2,926 for President Trump and Mike Pence on the Republican side.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts also went Democratic Blue for Biden-Harris. The percentage was 67 to 31% during the 9 o’clock hour.
Sen. Ed Markey easily won the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts and in Ashland. Sen. Markey 7.011 to Dover attorney Kevin O’Connor with 3,186 votes.
At 9 p.m. Congresswoman Katherine Clark was defeating her Republican challenger Caroline Colarusso, a former Framingham Postmaster and a Stoneham Republican, by a 70% to 29% margin.
Rep. Clark easily won Ashland 7,047 to 30,51.
Senate President Karen Spilka, a Democrat from Ashland, was running unopposed for another term. She received 8,447 votes.
State Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, who represents the Town of Ashland and one third of the 18 Precincts in Framingham, was also running unopposed. He received 8,122 votes.
“I am grateful for the show of support in Ashland and Framingham. I love representing our families on Beacon Hill and look forward to continue advocating for our shared values over the next two years,” said Rep. Lewis to SOURCE.
Question #1 on the right to repair passed in Ashland, and was looking to pass statewide as of 10 p.m.
In Ashland the yes votes were 7634 and the no votes were 2,543.
Question #2 on ranked choice voting failed in Ashland, and was failing state wide in Massachusetts as of 10 p.m.
In Ashland, there were 4,864 votes yes and 5,210 votes no.