Welcome to your source for local election results for West Roxbury residents.
UPDATE: The city released unofficial results on Wednesday. West Roxbury consists of precincts 3, 5-8, 10-20 in Ward 20.
As expected, President Obama earned more votes than Governor Romney - 10,464 to 6,174 in West Roxbury.
Unexpectedly Republican US Sen. Scott Brown lost West Roxbury to Elizabeth Warren. Brown totaled 7,627 votes to Warren's 9,233.
Brown only one two precincts in West Roxbury - 14 and 16.
US Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-8th, easily beast Republican candidate Joe Selvaggi in West Roxbury: 12,037 to 2,410.
This article will be updated throughout the day.
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Update from the polls:
District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley tweeted around 9 a.m. "After waiting in line for more than an hour, I was voter #461 at 10-9. I have never seen turnout like this in my home precinct! #bospoli"
A poll worker at Holy Name School said the gym (where four precincts vote) was packed at 6:30 a.m., 30 minutes before voting opened.
I just got back from Republican US Sen. Scott Brown's visit to the Holy Name Rotary this morning around 10:45 a.m. Brown supporters chanted "Go Scott! Go!" while Elizabeth Warren supporters chanted "Down with Brown!"
Brown and his wife Gail Huff were giving out items from a Quincy bake sale they had just came from. Brown gave me (Editor David Ertischek) two chocolate chip cookies. They looked good, but I gave them away so I would not appear biased.
Article and LOTS OF PHOTOS of Republican US Sen. Scott Brown's visit to West Roxbury this morning.
Matt O'Malley tweeted at 1:40 p.m. "Boston turnout was 26.65% as of noon. All wards are above 22% with JP & West Roxbury leading the way. Very proud of my district! #bospoli" West Roxbury representing at the polls as always!
More photos and an article about Election Day in West Roxbury.
Speaking to an O'Malley legislative aide at 4 p.m., said the office has gotten several calls from people wanting to know where to vote in West Roxbury. He told them where to vote.
As of 3 p.m., 148,133 ballots cast in Boston, or 38.26% of registered voters, according to City officials.
A UniversalHub user Anonymous posted about one person in particular at the Patrick Lyndon School polling location "a man wearing a placard on his chest about mesothelioma lawsuit and victims. He is also wearing a single-feather headdress."
Gretchen Carney tweeted: "Happy to say there was a long line at Holy Name early. Kids disappointed that we couldn't wait - will have to go after school." Hope you got to vote Gretchen!
Elaine H. tweeted at 5:15 p.m. about an awesome mother and daughter bonding experience: "@WestRoxPatch just waiting for my daughter to get home so we can get to library on Centre St to vote. It's her first time:)"
COPPINGER NETS 98.1% OF THE VOTE.
With all 15 precincts reporting in the 10th Suffolk District, state Rep. Ed Coppinger, D-West Roxbury, earned 12,126 votes against 183 write-ins. In total 16,049 votes were cast out of a registered 20,738 or 77% of the 10th Suffolk District.
LIVE 2012 ELECTION RESULTSRace Democratic Candidate
Obama-Biden10,464 Romney-Ryan 6,174
Johnson-Gray104 & 154 U.S. Senate
Elizabeth Warren9,233 Scott Brown 7,627 - U.S. Congress District 8
Stephen Lynch12,037 Joseph Selvaggi 2,410 -
District 2Robert Jubinville 22,037 (Boston total) Early Sholley 5,380 (Boston total)
Percent Yes (Boston total)
Percent No (Boston total)
Question 1: Right to Repair
174,969 votes for 84%
29,804 for 14.5%
Question 2: Assisted Suicide
112,709 votes for 51%
107,647 for 48%
Question 3: Medical Marijuana
162,726 votes for 69%
72,379 for 30%
Councillor: (2nd District) - Robert Jubinville, Democrat; Earl Sholley, Republican.
Senator in General Court: (Norfolk-Suffolk District) - Michael Rush, Democrat
Representative in General Court: - (10th Suffolk District) - Ed Coppinger, 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