Jamaica Plain Election Results 2012

Check back throughout the day for election coverage, photos, and local election results from Jamaica Plain.

Wednesday, 12:33 p.m. — We've just gotten in the JP totals, which have been added to the table below.

11:35 p.m. — It's four more years for President Barack Obama.

11:13 p.m. — Here are the state-wide results for the three ballot questions: Right to repair passed, assisted suicide was too close to call and medical marijuana passed.

9:55 p.m. — Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who stopped by JP today, has won the U.S. Senate seat from incumbent Republican Scott Brown.

8:21 p.m. — President Barack Obama, as expected, has won Massachusetts.

7:00 p.m. — We're live-Tweeting from the Mitt Romney party at the Boston Convention and Expo Center.

5:35 p.m. — Okay, JP neighbors, I'll soon be off to Newton for a Patch assignment. I'll be covering the 4th Congressional District race by going to the Joe Kennedy party. If you have photos from today at the polls or tonight at one of the many watch parties around JP, please add them to this post. As soon as I'm done with Mr. Kennedy, I'll be back!

4:16 p.m. — The lead field rep for Senator Scott Brown in Jamaica Plain says she and other Republicans have seen evidence of "cheating and fraud" at several Dorchester polls.

3:45 p.m. — JP's Ken Sazama told me he got back last night from canvassing for President Barack Obama in Ohio. He said there was a lot of voter apathy in the areas around Canton that he visited as a "foot soldier." I visited with Sazama at the JP for Warren HQ.

2:26 p.m. — Elizabeth Warren stopped by her JP headquarters at 405 Centre St. just before 1 p.m. Here are some photos.

12:30 p.m. — The Boston Elections Department just announced that, as of 9 a.m., 58,854 ballots had been cast in the city. That's 15.2 percent of registered voters.

12:12 p.m. — Voter Courtney Carignan, on her way out of English High, stopped to talk to Patch. She said it made her "sad" to vote on the assisted suicide ballot question. Speaking personally, I have to agree. I certainly felt somber as I looked over the ballot and made my choice.

11:56 a.m. — Things were pretty quiet at English High School, where Ward 11, Precincts 7 and 8 vote. Just before 11 a.m., there were no lines at all. I was voter number 460 at 11-8. There are 1,645 registered voters in my precinct. So that's roughly a 28 percent turnout as of 10:50 a.m. (The "I" in this case is Chris Helms, editor of JP Patch.)

9:28 a.m. — Twitter users were reporting long lines Tuesday morning. @Carolynyjohnson tweeted: "Polling officer says the turnout so far in Jamaica Plain is "like wow" way more than he expected."


Welcome to your source for local election results for Jamaica Plain residents. 

This article will be updated throughout the day.

Looking to vote on Tuesday? See our Election Preview for information on where to vote, contested races, a sample ballot, information on ballot questions and more useful information. 

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Romney-Ryan 1,673





U.S. Senate

Elizabeth Warren

Scott Brown 2,460

U.S. Congress District 7

Michael Capuano

Karla Romero 1,366
U.S. Congress District 8 Stephen Lynch 8,012
Joe Selvaggi 747

Ballot Questions:

Ballot Questions Percent Yes Percent No Question 1: Right to Repair 89 Percent
10 Percent
Question 2: Assisted Suicide 63 Percent
37 Percent
Question 3: Medical Marijuana 79 Percent
22 Percent

Uncontested Races:

Unofficial winners:

Councillor: (4th District) - Christopher Ianella, Jr., Democrat
Senator in General Court: (2nd Suffolk District) - Sonia Chang-Diaz, Democrat
Representative in General Court: - (11th Suffolk District) Liz Malia, Democrat; (15th Suffolk District) - Jeffrey Sánchez, Democrat
Clerk of Supreme Judicial Court: (Suffolk County) - Maura Doyle, Democrat 
Clerk of Superior Court, Civil: (Suffolk County) - Michael Donovan, Democrat
Clerk of Superior Court, Criminal: (Suffolk County) - Maura Hennigan, Democrat
Register of Deeds: (Suffolk County) - Mickey Roache, Democrat 
Register of Probate: (Suffolk County) - Patricia Campatelli, Democrat 

Karla Vallance November 06, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Just voted at the polling place on Green Street; just a few people in line. But warning: there's a kind of grumpy warden working, so get off your mobile phone before you walk in the door!
gretchen van ness November 06, 2012 at 07:18 PM
I waited about a half hour at the Curley school this morning. Thanks to the bake sale moms for bringing their goods out to the line and helping keep us warm!
Karla Vallance November 06, 2012 at 07:46 PM
Nice, Gretchen; no bake sale moms at the polling place on Green Street, alas. BYO warm, caloric sustenance.


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