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2017 Preliminary (Primary) Election Results

9/12/17 Here are the results from the 2017 Preliminary City Election direct from City Hall – In Ward 2, Rick Starbard and Gina O’Toole move on to November. Peter Grocki and Christopher Magrane came in 3rd and 4th. In the Mayoral race, for which both incumbent and challenger would move forward anyway, Senator Tom McGee…

Poll: Will you vote in the Preliminary Election?

There’s a Preliminary Election (primary) for the City of Lynn Tuesday, September 12th, with polls open the usual 7am to 8pm time. The idea is to reduce the field ahead of the election November 7th (as in the Ward 2 Council race,) but other candidates can get a sense of their support and ability to…

Middle School Vote Takes a Snow Day

No need to trudge through the snow to the polls. Tomorrow’s special election on building two new middle schools has been postponed by a Superior Court Judge. A new date has not been set. The YES/NO debates on social media and in the opinion pages can continue a while longer. A sample ballot (and presumably updated…

Our Attempt to Document Election Night

11.9.16 One final post on the 2016 election. Last night, photographer/intern Emilie Errié and I (your editor, Seth Albaum) along with Ryan Robbins figured we’d hit up a few local watering holes to get reactions as results came in. I wanted to stay within close proximity to City Hall, and only strayed to go to the…

The 2016 Election Numbers in Lynn

Now that we all know the results, let’s see how Lynn voted. This information is courtesy of the City Election Office and also available on cityoflynn.net – Election Summary Report | UNOFFICIAL RESULTS STATE ELECTION LYNN, MA Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, All Counters, All Races 11/08/16 22:00:59   Registered Voters 52485 – Cards Cast 66421…

Early Voting Info

9.29.16 As they say, vote early and oft – no, sorry, you can only vote once. But, if voting on Election Day itself doesn’t work out for you, here’s a handy flyer from the City Election Commission on voting early in person or through the mail.

Migliore Requests 5 Debates in Letter to Wong

9.13.16 This scanned image of a letter was just sent by email to Representative Wong and to local press outlets by Democratic Nominee to the 9th Essex District Jen Migliore. The email states, “I will be sharing this request with the press.” Migliore is challenging Republican incumbent Donald Wong in a race to be the next…

State Primary Results for Lynn

9.8.16 [UPDATE] Below are just the results for how Lynn voted in each race, but first, here are Essex-county results of interest to Lynn, now that 100% of precincts have reported (contested races only): Essex County Sheriff – Republicans Manning-Martin Anne 4,261 41% Jajuga, James 3,450 33% Berg, Kenneth 1,090 10% Gallo, Jeffrey 974 9%…

Pokémon Go Vote

Congressman Moulton’s Campaign Sets up on the Common to Catch Voters On Monday, August 15, 2016 volunteers and staffers from Representative Seth Moulton’s office set up a tent on Lynn Common with voter registration forms and the usual campaign buttons and stickers. Normally, this is not something you’d see photos of in LynnHappens, but the…