Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Photos and video clips of Election Day 2013 in Wilmington.
Another chapter in the history of Wilmington was written on election Day 2013. Senior Local Editor Bill Gilman visited the polling stations at the Boutwell School, Wildwood School and Town Hall and captured these images.
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Stay with Wilmington Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m. Share your photos and videos from Election Day by clicking the Upload Photos and Video button! Also, tell us what you've seen at the polls in the comments below: How long did you wait to vote today? Which candidate has the most visible presence among signholders? Join the conversation in the comments. LIVE 2012 WILMINGTON UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Elizabeth Warren John Tierney This is where we will update you on what's happening in Wilmington throughout Election Day, so check back for the latest. 9:35 a.m.: Now is almost the time Town Clerk Sharon George said would be ideal to vote if …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Michael Champoux, Manny Mulas and Mary Jane Byrnes victorious while Kevin MacDonald and Mario Marchese fall short.
UPDATE: Town Clerk Sharon George provided the official count of Saturday's election. Michael Champoux took the Board of Selectmen vote by a count of 1,476-370. The unofficial numbers in the School Committee race proved to be the same in the official count. ORIGINAL STORY: Voters decided on more of the same in the Board of Selectmen race while opting for new faces on the School Committee during Saturday’s Annual Town Election. Incumbent Michael Champoux soundly defeated Kevin MacDonald in the race for one seat on the Board of Selectmen. Manny Mulas, meanwhile, was victorious in his second run for School Committee after an unsuccessful try last year. He was elected onto the board along with Mary Jane Byrnes, while incumbent Mario Marchese …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Michael Champoux re-elected to Board of Selectmen, Manny Mulas and Mary Jane Byrnes selected to School Committee.
UPDATE: Town Clerk Sharon George provided the official count of Saturday's election. Michael Champoux took the Board of Selectmen vote by a count of 1,476-370. The unofficial numbers in the School Committee race proved to be the same in the official count. ORIGINAL STORY: Incumbent Michael Champoux soundly defeated challenger Kevin MacDonald, while Mary Jane Byrnes and Manny Mulas earned seats on the School Committee during Saturday's Annual Town Election. Champoux snagged his second consecutive term as he defeated MacDonald by an unofficial count of 1,476-290. Mulas topped the ticket with 1,028 votes for School Committee, just ahead of Byrnes' total of 961 votes. The duo will take over on the board while incumbent Mario Marchese was …
Residents running in contested races were around town making last minute campaign pushes on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
The minutes are ticking down on Election Day, and though voter turnout is lower than last year's, candidates made the rounds at the precincts around town. As of 6 p.m., Town Clerk Sharon George reported that 1,712 residents have visited the polls, a total of 12 percent. In 2011, 20 percent of residents totalling 3,029 votes came to the polls. There are 15,516 registered voters in town. Polls close at 8 p.m. on the two contested races. Michael Champoux and Kevin MacDonald are fighting for one spot on the Board of Selectmen. Mario Marchese, Mary Jane Byrnes and Manny Mulas are up for two seats on the School Committee.
Two contested races are on this year's ballot.
Local boards will take shape on Saturday as residents come out to the polls to appoint the newest Wilmington elected officials. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, with results announced just after 8 p.m. by Town Clerk Sharon George. Precincts one and two will vote at Boutwell School, precincts three and four will vote at Wildwood School and precincts five and six will travel to cast their vote at Town Hall. If you need any help finding out where to vote, log on to this site through the town's website. Incumbent Michael Champoux squares off against hopeful Kevin MacDonald for one seat on the Board of Selectmen in the first of two contested races. In the other, Mario Marchese seeks re-election to School Committee while …
Friday, April 27, 2012
School Committee and Board of Selectmen races take center stage this weekend.
The candidates have made their cases. On Saturday, Wilmington residents will make their choice. Saturday is Election Day in town, with a pair of contested races taking center stage. Incumbent Michael Champouxs squares off against challenger Kevin MacDonald, who was often combative during public meetings in recent months, for one seat on the Board of Selectmen. On the School Committee ballot, incumbent Mario Marchese takes on challengers Manny Mulas and Mary Jane Byrnes in a race for two spots. “My opponent’s reputation precedes itself,” said Champoux. “I will hope residents use judgment in making their decision on which candidate they support, and I hope they look at how I conduct myself in the community of Wilmington and compare and …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
You’re up, Massachusetts. After republican presidential hopefuls have spent recent months campaigning around the country, it’s finally time for Massachusetts residents to take their turn voting for who they support to run against President Barack Obama. Wilmington polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents can visit the town website to locate their polling precinct. In addition to presidential selections, residents are asked to choose several other positions as well. For male State Committee committee positions, Daniel Lauzon is the only choice for the democratic side and Lucas Jon Noble is the lone republican committee choice. Kathleen Pasquina is the only female running for the Democratic State Committee. Christina Bain and …
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Leslee Quick and Ginny Bonish appointed to School Committee while Michael McCoy and Judy O'Connell are town's choice for Board of Selectmen.
Following a lengthy campaign and 12 hours of polling, Wilmington voters selected their newest officials on Saturday. Ginny Bonish was voted in to her first term as School Committee member while Leslee Quick earned reelection in a lopsided vote. Bonish topped the ticket with 33.83% of the vote (1,682 votes) while Quick snagged 30.49% of the ballot (1,516 votes). Manny Mulas finished in a distant third with 14.52% while Michael Bodnar was next with 12.69% support. Karl Sagal rounded things out with 8.33% of the vote. "I'm just glad to be able to continue the work I've been doing," said Quick. "It's been a long road. Everyone did a lot of work. It was a long, wet, rainy day today. I appreciate that no matter what the outcomes were, everyone …