Saturday, June 23, 2007

Override Results - Updated

As previously posted by the Globe at Override Central, and then updated earlier this month, I have updated again by checking into the official town web sites.

If anyone has results for Westminster, please let me know and I will update this listing.


Scheduled Proposition 2 1/2 override votes




(updated 6/23/07)














Community Date Amount Result


15 SAUGUS 24-Apr $5,200,000 LOST


20 SHREWSBURY 1-May $5,000,000 LOST


5 RANDOLPH 27-Mar $4,100,000 LOST


1 CANTON 23-Jan $3,950,000 LOST


6 WALPOLE 31-Mar $3,900,000 LOST


46 NORTH READING 5-Jun $3,900,000 LOST


42 WEST BOYLSTON 24-May $3,100,000 LOST


51 STONEHAM 19-Jun $3,000,000 LOST


50 BRIDGEWATER 16-Jun $2,871,093 LOST


43 MIDDLEBOROUGH 2-Jun $2,584,000 LOST


18 AMHERST 1-May $2,500,000 LOST


30 ASHLAND 15-May $1,998,111 LOST


41 NEWBURYPORT 22-May $1,580,000 LOST


31 DENNIS 15-May $1,348,150 LOST


10 EAST BRIDGEWATER 7-Apr $1,250,000 LOST


28 GEORGETOWN 14-May $1,061,822 LOST


39 GROTON 22-May $937,570 LOST


25 ROCKPORT 8-May $781,576 LOST


8 DARTMOUTH 3-Apr $750,000 LOST


29 SOUTHBOROUGH 14-May $696,000 LOST


13 ROCKLAND 14-Apr $675,000 LOST


47 MONSON 11-Jun $611,472 LOST


27 RUTLAND 14-May $500,000 LOST


19 YARMOUTH 1-May $499,094 LOST


48 ASHBURNHAM 12-Jun $498,603 LOST


36 GILL 21-May $300,000 LOST


38 OTIS 22-May $150,000 LOST


21 TOPSFIELD 3-May $78,277 LOST


37 DUNSTABLE 21-May $675,336 LOST*


7 SCITUATE 31-Mar $3,341,729 SPLIT


14 TISBURY 24-Apr $491,081 SPLIT


53 MENDON 19-Jun $424,219 SPLIT


45 LEXINGTON 5-Jun $3,900,000 WON


32 SHARON 15-May $2,900,000 WON


16 WESTWOOD 24-Apr $2,780,000 WON


40 FRANKLIN 22-May $2,700,000 WON


3 SUDBURY 26-Mar $2,500,000 WON


52 NORTH ANDOVER 19-Jun $1,650,000 WON


11 KINGSTON 9-Apr $1,600,000 WON


2 WINCHESTER 13-Mar $1,300,000 WON


12 NEEDHAM 10-Apr $1,128,670 WON


9 HARVARD 3-Apr $763,000 WON


24 ROWLEY 8-May $590,000 WON


44 MEDFIELD 4-Jun $524,000 WON


34 HAMILTON 17-May $461,703 WON


33 BOXFORD 15-May $401,926 WON


4 LINCOLN 26-Mar $350,000 WON


23 SALISBURY 8-May $350,000 WON


26 CARLISLE 8-May $245,000 WON


35 WENHAM 17-May $154,817 WON


22 MERRIMAC 7-May $77,700 WON


17 MARSHFIELD 28-Apr $2,000,000 WON*


54 NORTON 26-Jun $996,177



49 WESTMINSTER 12-Jun $729,309












Average request






$1,608,434














*List does not include scheduled votes for debt-exclusion or capital-exclusion overrides.

*List may not be exhaustive as towns are not required to report when they schedule a vote.

Sources: Globe research, Massachusetts Municipal Association, municipal websites

Original source, Boston Globe article; subsequent updates from online newspaper info and town web sites