Tag Archive for Election

Letter: A Post Election Poem

11/8/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com.   Let it always be said,    and let it be heard, That…

Letter: Reader States Her Case for McGee

11/4/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. From here forward, all letters pertaining to the upcoming election will have links to all the previous letters on the election, including all positions and viewpoints — of course, to make it easier to follow the discussion. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does…

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.