Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Images from around town as residents voted in the general election.
From before dawn to the chaos at the Beech Street Center to long into the night, Belmont voted on Election Day 2012. It was a day when the Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, was also a long-time resident which brought interest to town from around the world.
Cambridge to represent "ABC" district on Beacon Hill.
Cambridge resident Dave Rogers claimed a decisive victory to become the next State Representative of the 24th Middlesex District on Beacon Hill after soundly defeating two Belmont residents in Tuesday's General Election. The business attorney, who ran on his willingness to be an independent voice despite party affiliation, won nearly 50 percent of Belmont voters while trouncing Independent Jim Gammill and Republican Tomi Olson in the Arlington and Cambridge precincts. In the end, Rogers was the clear winner, winning three times the votes of his two challengers. The results for the three towns in the "ABC" district were: While not being from Belmont, Rogers ran an aggressive retail political campaign, knocking on thousands of doors in …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Continuous reporting on events and races throughout the day in Belmont. Add your photos and comments to our coverage.
Belmont Patch will be following the events and results in national and state races in Belmont throughout Tuesday with photos, videos and written reports. You can view the updates by following the site on Twitter and Facebook. Include your photos and views on election day in Belmont by uploading photographs, cell phone images and comments to this article. 7:50 p.m. Once 8 p.m. comes, a police officer will get to the end of the line and no one else can vote. But don't expect quick results as most polling stations have hundreds of absentee ballots to count. It could be 9 p.m. before results come in. 7:30 p.m. Lines are at all eight polling stations as the town will likely see more than 16,000 out of the 17,800 voters take out ballots. That's …
Republican presidential candidate cast his ballot at the Beech Street Center in Belmont.
Arriving with an entourage of secret service, press and campaign staff, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, voted at the Beech Street Center in his hometown of Belmont, Mass. this morning, Nov. 6. The couple were greeted by poll workers and town officials when they arrived at 8:40 a.m. The Romney's, who have lived in Belmont for the past four decades, took four minutes to complete voting before departing to Bedford to fly off to Ohio and Pennsylvania to thank voters in the two swing states.
It's pretty simple: vote.
1. Vote 2. Vote 3. Vote 4. Vote 5. and if you need a ride to the polling station, call the Belmont League of Women Voters to schedule a ride from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. by calling 617-771–8500 or email Voter-Service-BelmontLWV@live.com
Monday, November 5, 2012
Candidate will cast ballot in Belmont before heading to Ohio, Penn. on final push for votes.
Republican candidate for President Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, will be taking an early morning drive from their Belmont townhouse to the Beech Street Center to vote. The Romney campaign has said the candidate will arrive at the Beech Street Center at 8:30 a.m. and will vote at approximately 8:35 a.m. on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Romney's will then leave the Center and head to Bedford to take a flight to Ohio and Penn. for a final day of campaigning before heading to Boston for an election night celebration.