Friday, June 08, 2007

Override Tally Updated

Originally published here

Inside story here

New table updated through activity 6/7/07:

Scheduled Proposition 2 1/2 override votes



(updated 6/7/07)












Community Date Amount Result


SAUGUS 24-Apr $5,200,000 LOST


SHREWSBURY 1-May $5,000,000 LOST


RANDOLPH 27-Mar $4,100,000 LOST


CANTON 23-Jan $3,950,000 LOST


WALPOLE 31-Mar $3,900,000 LOST


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


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


MIDDLEBOROUGH 2-Jun $2,584,000 LOST


AMHERST 1-May $2,500,000 LOST


ASHLAND 15-May $1,998,111 LOST


NEWBURYPORT 22-May $1,580,000 LOST


DENNIS 15-May $1,348,150 LOST


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


GEORGETOWN 14-May $1,061,822 LOST


GROTON 22-May $937,570 LOST


ROCKPORT 8-May $781,576 LOST


DARTMOUTH 3-Apr $750,000 LOST


SOUTHBOROUGH 14-May $696,000 LOST


ROCKLAND 14-Apr $675,000 LOST


RUTLAND 14-May $500,000 LOST


YARMOUTH 1-May $499,094 LOST


GILL 21-May $300,000 LOST


OTIS 22-May $150,000 LOST


TOPSFIELD 3-May $78,277 LOST


DUNSTABLE 21-May $675,336 LOST*


SCITUATE 31-Mar $3,341,729 SPLIT


TISBURY 24-Apr $491,081 SPLIT


LEXINGTON 5-Jun $3,900,000 WON


SHARON 15-May $2,900,000 WON


WESTWOOD 24-Apr $2,780,000 WON


FRANKLIN 22-May $2,700,000 WON


SUDBURY 26-Mar $2,500,000 WON


KINGSTON 9-Apr $1,600,000 WON


WINCHESTER 13-Mar $1,300,000 WON


NEEDHAM 10-Apr $1,128,670 WON


HARVARD 3-Apr $763,000 WON


ROWLEY 8-May $590,000 WON


MEDFIELD 4-Jun $524,000 WON


HAMILTON 17-May $461,703 WON


BOXFORD 15-May $401,926 WON


LINCOLN 26-Mar $350,000 WON


SALISBURY 8-May $350,000 WON


CARLISLE 8-May $245,000 WON


WENHAM 17-May $154,817 WON


MERRIMAC 7-May $77,700 WON


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


MONSON 11-Jun $611,472



WESTMINSTER 12-Jun $729,309



ASHBURNHAM 12-Jun $498,603



BRIDGEWATER 16-Jun $2,871,093



STONEHAM 19-Jun $3,000,000



NORTH ANDOVER 19-Jun $1,650,000



MENDON 19-Jun $424,219



NORTON 26-Jun $996,177










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