See What Tuesday's Ballot Will Look Like

Take a look at Tuesday's ballot in Hamilton and Wenham now, before you step into the voting booth.

Voters in Hamilton and Wenham will have a say on everything from president to Congressman and Governor's Councilor on Tuesday.

A complete look at the ballot is attached to this story as a PDF. While it shows the Hamilton ballot, the ballot is Wenham will look identical except where it says "Hamilton" on the ballot it will instead read "Wenham."

At the top of the ballot is president and vice president, with the Republican and Democratic tickets, plus Libertarian and Green-Rainbow candidates.

That is followed by U.S. Senator, with Democrat Elizabeth Warren and Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, seeking reelection.

On the ballot, that is followed by U.S. Senator, with Democrat Elizabeth Warren and Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, seeking reelection.

For Congress, there's U.S. Rep. John Tierney (D-Salem) seeking reelection, Republican Richard Tisei and Libertarian Daniel Fishman.

For Governor's Councilor, Republican Maura Ciardiello of Haverhill faces Democrat Eileen Duff of Gloucester.

There are four uncontested positions on the ballot and all of them are incumbents: Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) for state Senate, Brad Hill (R-Ipswich) for state representative, Tom Driscoll (D-Swampscott) for Clerk of Courts and John O'Brien, (D-Lynn) for Register of Deeds.

There will also be the three statewide ballot initiative on Right-to-Repair, doctor assisted suicide and medical marijuana.

Questions 4 and 5 are local questions for two debt exclusions overrides. The first is for a project to replace the Cutler Elementary School roof and the second is for various other capital improvements to the schools that total about $1.5 million. Question 6 and 7 are non-binding questions about legalizing marijuana (Question 6) and a resolution about corporation donations to political campaigns related to the Citizens United decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stephen Christian November 05, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Looks like another year election without Constitution Party making the ballot... Such a fair system !!!
Marci November 05, 2012 at 09:59 PM
What time do the polls close?
Trudy November 05, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Polls open at 7 AM and close at 8 PM. Hamilton votes at the Winthrop School on Rt 1A and Wenham votes at the Wenham Town Hall, also on Rt 1A.
Jody Hensley November 06, 2012 at 02:49 AM
Take 3 Minutes to Learn More about Question 3 at: http://mavotenoonquestion3.com/question-3-in-3-minutes/ Question 3 is a "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" warn citizens in California and Colorado where pot stores have proliferated under a law similar to the one proposed here. The language in this 6-page law includes "other conditions" which allows virtually anyone to get a marijuana recommendation for any reason. There can be 35 pot stores in the first year, but there is no upper limit in the law. This is the LEAST RESTRICTIVE marijuana law in New England. With an undefined 60-day supply, amounting to hundreds of joints, allowed on a person or in a car, theft and diversion to black market sales are inevitable. Home grow sites are already subject to criminal break-ins in neighborhoods as close as Rhode Island. And even the Obama administration has called rising levels of youth use and addiction a legitimate public health issue. There has to be a better way to be compassionate. Please get the details before you vote. To learn about Question 3 go to: www.MaVoteNoOnQuestion3.com
Robert Gates November 06, 2012 at 06:18 PM
Trudy, thank you for taking such an active role answering voter questions. It is appreciated.


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