Town Election 2022 – Candidates & Ballot Questions – Final List

Town Election 2022 – Candidates & Ballot Questions – Final List

This year there are six contested races, and six ballot questions. eHop will publish more information as it becomes available. All candidates are encouraged to email eHop a candidate statement and headshot, which we will publish starting April 24 and after that on a rolling basis, please send to webmaster@ehop.org.

Monday, May 16, 2022 – Polls are open 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Hopkinton Middle School Brown Gym, 88 Hayden Rowe St

Hopkinton Annual Town Election Specimen Ballot – May 16, 2022 (PDF)

Hopkinton 2022 Annual Town Election – Ballot Question Explanations (PDF)

Candidates & Questions on the May 16, 2022 Ballot:

Contested Races:

Uncontested Races:

  • Board of Assessors (3yr, Choose 1)
  • Board of Health (3yr, Choose 1)
    • Richard Jacobs, 74 Front Street, candidate for re-election, Unenrolled
  • Board of Library Trustees (3yr, Choose 2)
    • Susan Porter, 348 Wood Street, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Board of Library Trustees (2yr, Choose 1)
  • Cemetery Commission (3yr, Choose 1)
    • Kyla McSweeney, 71 Spruce Street, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Cemetery Commission (2yr, Choose 1)
    • Linda Kimball, 1 Davis Road, Unenrolled
  • Commissioners of Parks & Recreation (3yr, Choose 1)
  • Commissioners of Trust Funds (3yr, Choose 1)
    • Susan Kurys, 29 Forest Lane, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Constable (3yr, Choose 1)
    • Michael Hayes, 1 Third Road, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Housing Authority (2yr, Choose 1)
    • Rebeka Hoffman, 12 Mt. Auburn Street, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Planning Board (5yr, Choose 2)
    • Maria Elyse Barrett Mihajloski, 19 Walcott Street, Democratic*
    • Ronny Priefer, 31 Huckleberry Road, Planning Board, 5yr term, Democratic*
  • Planning Board (1yr, Choose 1)
    • Francis Deyoung, 3 Doyle Lane, candidate of re-election, Unenrolled
  • Town Clerk (3yr, Choose 1)
    • Connor Degan, 48 Hillcrest Drive, candidate for re-election, Democratic*
  • Town Moderator (3yr, Choose 1)

* denotes caucus nominee

Ballot Questions:

QUESTION 1: 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 replacement fire engine for Fire Engine 2, including equipment related
to the operation and use of said fire engine?
Cost: $736,318
Tax Impact: 0.09%

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 pay for upgrades and repairs in the vicinity of Fire Station No. 2 (Woodville)?
Cost: $400,000
Tax Impact: 0.03%

QUESTION 3: 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 perform repair work on the Lake Maspenock Dam Area?
Cost: $400,000
Tax Impact: 0.04%

QUESTION 4: 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 pay for the replacement of air handling units in the Middle School and High School
buildings, including any planning, design, engineering, construction or associated costs or
expenses related thereto?
Cost: $475,000
Tax Impact: 0.05%

QUESTION 5: 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 pay the increased costs related to the Marathon School Addition project, approved
by vote of the 2021 Annual Town Meeting, pursuant to Article 17 of said Town Meeting’s
warrant, including any planning, design, engineering, construction or associated costs or
expenses related thereto?
Cost: $695,900
Tax Impact: 0.06%

QUESTION 6: 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 replace the Fruit Street Turf Field including any planning, design, engineering,
construction or associated costs or expenses related thereto?
Cost: $1,671,543
Tax Impact: 0.22%


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