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Friday, November 8, 2002

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

STATE ELECTION

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2002

Senator in Congress

John F. Kerry

Democratic

1,658

Michael E. Cloud

Libertarian

590

Randall Forsberg

(write-in)

106

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206


Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Howell and Aucoin

Libertarian

26

O’brien and Gabrieli

Democratic

954

Romney and Healey

Republican

1,409

Stein and Lorenzen

Massachusetts Green

157

Johnson and Schebel

Independent

4

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10


Attorney General

Thomas F. Reilly

Democratic

1,777

Blank

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783


Secretary of State

William Francis Galvin

Democratic

1,636

Jack E. Robinson, III

Republican

710

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214


Treasurer

Timothy P. Cahill

Democratic

916

Daniel A. Grabauskas

Republican

1,258

Fames O’Keefe

Massachusetts Green

212

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174


Auditor

A. Joseph DeNucci

Democratic

1,459

Kamal Jain

Libertarian

308

John James Xenakis

Independent

342

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451


Representative in Congress

Martin T. Meehan

Democratic

1,503

Ilana Freedman

Libertarian

120

Charles McCarthy

Republican

844

Blank

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93


Councillor

Marilyn M. Pettito Devaney

Democratic

1,503

Blank

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1,057


State Senator

Susan C. Fargo

Democratic

1,752

Other

--

1

Blank

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807


State Representative

Cory Atkins

Democratic

1,341

Peter J. Unitt, III

Republican

1,036

Blank

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183


District Attorney

Martha Coakley

Democratic

1,749

Blank

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811


Register of Probate

John R. Buonomo

Democratic

1,073

John W. Lambert

--

1,086

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401





Question 1

Do you approve of a law that would eliminate any state personal income tax for income or other gain realized on or after July 1, 2003?

Yes
963
No
1,497
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100

Question 2

Do you approve of a law that would require that, with limited exceptions, all public school children must be taught English by being taught all subjects in English and being placed in English language classrooms?

Yes
1,591
No
904
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65

Question 3

Do you support taxpayer money being used to fund political campaigns for public office?


Yes
1,079
No
1,361
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120

Question 4

Shall the state representative from this district be instructed not to vote for Thomas Finneran for Speaker of the State House of Representatives?

Yes
1,453
No
962
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415

Ballot counters assemble in Town Hall to receive instructions from election officials (far right) Eva Herndon and Connie Metivier. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)

 


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