Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Supporters of various candidates and initiatives greeted voters and motorists.
Milton residents who support different candidates and ballot questions gathered at polling locations across town on Tuesday morning to give voters one more reminder before casting their ballots. Do you have election day photos? Add them to this gallery.
Have you voted, yet? If not, when do you plan to vote?
UPDATE: 6:55pm: An hour left, let us know why you were a last minute voter. Tell us in the comments. UPDATE: 3:45pm: We are inching towards the 5 pm voter rush. And, the questions remain the same: If you haven't voted, when do you plan to vote? And, have you voted? While there is still a steady stream of voters heading into the polls, a giant wave of voters performed their civic duty before heading off to work this morning. As we are approach mid-morning and wait for the next great rush of voters around noon, Patch is asking if you have voted yet. It's none of our business who you voted for, but if you want to tell us, we won't stop you! Let us know in the comments if you voted, how long the wait to get into the poll was and how you …
Gov. Deval Patrick was at the polls in Milton on Tuesday morning.
Voters in Precincts 2 and 4 lined the halls of the Milton Council on Aging on Tuesday morning to vote in today’s presidential election. Gov. Deval Patrick, his wife Diane and his daughter Katherine were among the voters casting their ballots early this morning.
What's it like when the potential next leader of the free world votes in your town? Patch sent three editors to find out.
How do you start the most important day in your life? If you're Mitt Romney, you come back to your home town to vote. Belmont will witness one of the rarest sites in America: A presidential candidate voting on election day. Join Patch as we live tweet from inside and outside the Beech Street Center in Belmont. Editors will capture the scene with tweets, photos, video and more. From broadcast news trucks to local media to protesters to residents just looking to get to Dunks, the scene should provide a colorful start to election day. ___ Late Update, 10:27 a.m.: Check out Belmont Editor Franklin Tucker's photo gallery from inside the voting station. 9:23 a.m.: "Line to vote has disappeared at Romney's polling place in Belmont," tweeted @…
Updates on the 2012 federal and state elections will be posted here throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections.
Join Patch for the latest Milton election news and results throughout the day. Update- Today’s federal and state elections are hotly contested, but here in Milton, one of the most discussed ballot items is Question 4: whether the town should adopt the Community Preservation Act. In yards and near polling places today, the white and blue of the “Yes on 4” signs and the green and white of the “Vote No on Question 4” signs were prominent in Milton. Steve Fruzzetti, a Town Meeting Member from Precinct 7, held signs urging residents to vote against the measure today on Edge Hill Road. “Our taxes are high enough,” said Fruzzetti. “I think we should keep our taxes in the general fund instead of earmarking them for something.” At Milton High …
Here are five things you need to know Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Today is Tuesday, November 6. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Low 40s: Today will be sunny with a high near 42, according to the National Weather Service. 2. Election day: The presidential election is today. Check out the ballot and your polling locations and visit Milton Patch throughout the day for results and updates. 3. Baby Rhyme Time: The Milton Public Library will hold it’s newest program for babies from newborn to one year old this morning from 11 to 11:30 a.m. 4. Toys for Tots: It’s that time of year again. The Marine’s Toys for Tots Drive will be held from November 5 through December 22 at Kelley & …
How might the U.S. Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren affect the presidential race—and vice-versa? Find out what local politicos think, and check here late for election results. Connect with us on Twitter at #PatchElections.
Check back at your local Patch all day for live election updates. While Massachusetts is expected to go to Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the race for President of the United States, influential Massachusetts political insiders have varying opinions on how the U.S. Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren will affect the presidential race, and vice versa. According to results from the Blue Commonwealth and Red Commonwealth surveys sent out last week and compiled today, Monday, 60 percent of the 23 local Republicans who responded think that the Brown-Warren race will result a modest increase in votes for Romney, while 40 percent of the 20 local Democrats who responded think the U.S. Senate race will increase Obama's total of …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Check out the election ballot before November 6.
Above are the Milton sample ballots for the 2012 Presidential Election. Because of state and federal representation, the ballots differ slightly for Precinct 1, Precincts 3, 4, 6-9, Precinct 2 and Precincts 5 and 10. All of the Milton precincts will be voting on four questions, three state initiatives and the Community Preservation Act in town.
Haven't made up your mind who to vote for?
A new NBC News/WSJ poll shows President Obama at 48 percent and Mitt Romney at 47 percent. That suggests there are still a bunch of undecided voters. The candidates are both out getting their messages to voters in a final push before the ballot. Are you still undecided? If so, what is going to make up your mind between now and Tuesday? What can either candidate do to sway your vote? Let us know in the comments and discuss.
Find out where to vote during Tuesday's election.
The polls in Milton will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the presidential election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Find out where to vote at http://www.wheredoivotema.com/ or review precinct polling locations below. Descriptions of Milton’s 10 precincts, which were redistricted in 2011, can be found at right. Precinct 1: Tucker School, 181 Blue Hills Parkway Precinct 2: Milton Senior Center, 10 Walnut Street Precinct 3: Cunningham Hall, 75 Edge Hill Road Precinct 4: Milton Senior Center, 10 Walnut Street Precinct 5: Copeland Field House-Milton High School, 25 Gile Road Precinct 6: Cunningham School 44 Edge Hill Road Precinct 7: Cunningham Hall, 75 Edge Hill Road Precinct 8: Cunningham School 44 Edge Hill Road Precinct 9: Copeland Field …