Chelsea goes for Patrick; and all democrats

November 3, 2010
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More than 5,000 Chelsea voters came out on Election Day to have their say.

When all was said and done, the entire Democratic slate were winners.

Governor Deval Patrick, who has visited here so often and whose administration has done so much for this city, came out of Chelsea big winner.

Patrick scored 3,198 votes to Charlie Baker’s 1,290.

Independent candidate Tim Cahill received 331 votes.

Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party received 65 votes.

All the way down the ballot Chelsea went heavily for Attorney General Martha Coakley over her opponent James McKenna.

Coakley got 3,569 votes versus McKenna who received 1,063.

Secretary of State William Galvin received 3,502 votes versus William Campbell’s 852.

Steve Grossman, the new state treasurer got 3,156 to Karyn Polito’s 1,336.

Suzanne Bump, the new State Auditor received 2,801 as opposed to Mary Connaughton’s 1,265.

Congressman Mike Capuano topped the ticket without an opponent receiving 3,757 votes.

Governor’s Councilor candidate Terrence Kennedy defeated Paul Caruccio 2,620 to 1,191.

Senator Sal DiDomenico trounced his Republican opponent Barbara Bush 3,299 to 1,051.

Sheriff of Suffolk County Andrea Cabral scored 3,315 votes compared with 754 for her opponent Hassan Smith.

On Question 1, Chelsea voters voted No 2,615 times to repeal the added tax on alcohol. Voting Yes were 1,822.

On Question 2, the initiative to do away with the moderate and low income housing regulation, Chelsea residents voted No 3,147 times. There were 1,431 Yes votes.

On Question 3, the city voted resoundingly against lowering the state sales tax, 3,075 – 1,611.

Unopposed candidates like Rep. Gene O’Flaherty received 2,606 votes.

Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein got 1,143 votes.

District Attorney Dan Conley received 3,365 votes.

In Regional Vocational School Committee balloting Jeanne Feeley received 1,843 votes to Marie Ferrari’s 1,174.


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