Saturday, July 28, 2007

Override Tally - updated


Scheduled Proposition 2 1/2 override votes


(updated 7/28/07)









R 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
54 NORTON 26-Jun $996,177 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*
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 municipal websites