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Belmont General Election Guide: Nov. 6, 2012

The who, what, when, where and possibly how to vote in Mitt Romney's hometown.

It's FINALLY here. Belmont will get to vote.

The general election for state and national politicial races is right at hand and Belmont Patch has the information you need to be not just an informed voter but also a less confused one.

Click on the links below to learn more about the races, candidates and issues.

Voting Info

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Polling locations:

Precinct 1 Belmont Memorial Library Assembly Room 336 Concord Ave. Precinct 2 Belmont Town Hall, Selectmen's Room 455 Concord Ave Precinct 3 Beech Street Center (Senior Center) 266 Beech St.
Precinct 4 Daniel Butler Elementary School Gym 90 White St. Precinct 5 Beech Street Center (Senior Center) 266 Beech St. Precinct 6 Belmont Fire Headquarters 299 Trapelo Rd. Precinct 7 Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School Gym 266 School St. Precinct 8 Winn Brook Elementary School Gym 97 Waterhouse Rd. (enter at Cross Street)

What if you don't know which precinct to go to? Go to this page and click on the link "WHERE DO I VOTE?"

Early voting/absentee ballots: You can find full information on how to do so here. Just remember that the applications must be completed and handed into the Town Clerk's office by noon on Monday, Nov. 5.

Races

State Representative, 24th Middlesex District

Continuing coverage of the 24th Middlesex District race.

State Senator, 2nd Suffolk & Middlesex District

Continuing coverage of the 4th Middlesex District race.

U.S. Congress, Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District

U.S. Senate 

President

  • Barack Obama
  • Mitt Romney
  • Gary Johnson
  • Jill Stein

Ballot Issues

  • Question 1: An Act to Protect Motor Vehicle Owners and Small Businesses in Repairing Motor Vehicles: This initiative would require all car manufacturers to provide – on an equitable fair-market value subscription basis – all diagnostic and repair information for model years beginning in 2015 to owners or an owner’s designated in-state independent repair facility (not affiliated with a manufacturer or its authorized dealers). The law would also make available for purchase information for model years 2002 through 2014.
  • Question 2: An Act Relative to Death with Dignity: This initiative would allow physicians to prescribe medication to terminally ill patients that would end their lives. The act would require that patients are mentally capable of making this decision and orally communicating it to a doctor on two occasions 15 days apart. Participation by a doctor or health care facility would be voluntary.
  • Question 3: Law for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana: This intiative seeks to legalize the use and cultivation of marijuana as a medical drug. It calls for no penalities for "qualifying patients, physicians and health care professionals, personal caregivers for patients, or medical marijuana treatment center agents for the medical use of marijuana."
Easer Kondo November 06, 2012 at 03:30 PM
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Susan November 06, 2012 at 05:59 PM
ALERT !!!!! MUST read: "Support for Kill List and NDAA make Obama and Romney Unfit for Office" http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/reawakening-liberty/2012/nov/2/support-kill-list-and-ndaa-make-obama-and-romney-u/
NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 06:04 PM
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NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 06:05 PM
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Susan November 06, 2012 at 06:19 PM
All Blogs Don't Lie - Do some research! ALERT !!!!! ATTENTION !!!!!! AMERICAN VOTERS !!!!!!!!!! MUST read: "Support for Kill List and NDAA make Obama and Romney Unfit for Office" http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/reawakening-liberty/2012/nov/2/support-kill-list-and-ndaa-make-obama-and-romney-u/

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