Town Election Results 2019

Town Election Results 2019

2,146 voters cast ballots on May 20, which is a turnout of about 18%. This is up from last year, when turnout was about 13%. All four ballot questions passed. Winners in contested races were Tedstone, LaFreniere, Garabedian, Esthimer, Kurys and Benson. Unofficial 2019 Town Election Results by Precinct (PDF)

Contested Races:

Board of Selectmen, 3 Years, Vote for 2

  • Brendan Tedstone, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1097
  • Mary Jo LaFreniere, Democrat 990
  • Claire Wright, Republican (incumbent) 932
  • Shahidul Mannan, Democrat 931

Town Moderator, 3 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Thomas Garabedian, Republican (incumbent) 1064
  • Ellen Rutter, Democrat 1004

Parks & Recreation Commission, 3 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Cynthia S Esthimer, Democrat 869
  • Peter M Edwards, Unenrolled 579
  • Robert Evan Davis, Republican 520

Commissioners of Trust Funds, 3 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Sue Kurys, Democrat 1272
  • Gerald E Tuite, Republican 654

Planning Board, 2 Years, Vote for 1 – Contested Race

  • Robert C Benson, Unenrolled 975
  • Michael McNamara, Unenrolled 674

Ballot Questions:

QUESTION 1 (UNDERRIDE):

Shall the Town of Hopkinton be required to reduce the amount of real estate and personal property taxes to be assessed for the fiscal year beginning July first, two thousand and nineteen by an amount equal to $1,180,568 (ONE MILLION, ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT DOLLARS)?

  • Yes 1409
  • No 627

QUESTION 2:

Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase a Ladder Truck for the Fire Department?

  • Yes 1482
  • No 592

QUESTION 3:

Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase an interest in land contiguous with the Town Hall property for the purpose of providing Town Hall parking?

  • Yes 1326
  • No 755

QUESTION 4:

Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase an interest in one or more parcels of land for the purpose of providing municipal parking in the downtown area?

  • Yes 1304
  • No 773

Uncontested Races:

Town Clerk, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Connor B Degan, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1800

Board of Assessors, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Gunajit Medhi, Unenrolled 1577

Board of Health, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Richard Jacobs, Unenrolled 1615

Board of Library Trustees, 3 Years, Vote for 2

  • Susan E Porter, Democrat (incumbent) 1566
  • Janice LP Barry, Democrat 1449

Cemetery Commissioners, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • John Palmer, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1674

Constable, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Michael Hayes, Democrat (incumbent) 1560

Housing Authority, 5 Years, Vote for 1

  • Warren Johnson, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1540

Planning Board, 5 Years, Vote for 1

  • Gary B Trendel, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1586

Planning Board, 1 Year, Vote for 1

  • Patrick Atwell, Democrat 1573

School Committee, 3 Years, Vote for 1

  • Nancy M Richards-Cavanaugh, Unenrolled (incumbent) 1618


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