Woburn Voters Choose Romney on Super Tuesday
Mitt Romney receives almost 2,000 votes in the city.
Woburn voters have decided that Mitt Romney is the most suitable Republican candidate to run for the President of the United States, according to poll numbers released by City Clerk Bill Campbell Tuesday night.
With all precincts in Woburn reporting numbers, Romney picked up 1,868 votes. His closest competition was Rick Santorum, who finished with 260 votes.
Ron Paul was not far behind with 207 votes. Newt Gingrich, meanwhile, secured 92 votes, Campbell reported.
Other vote-getters were: Rick Perry (11), Jon Huntsman (10), no preference (8), Michele Bachman (6) and write-in candidates (2).
According to the clerk's office, of Woburn's 24,511 eligible voters, only 14 percent (3,378) exercised their right to vote Tuesday.
More Republicans voted in Woburn—having the only contested race in the primary—with 2,464 people going to the polls. Only 6 Green-Rainbow Party voters and 908 Democratic voters took part in the primary election.
President Barack Obama received 629 votes, while 181 Woburnites expressed "no preference" in a Democratic presidential candidate. Also, 36 write-ins were recorded.
The Green-Rainbow Party was dominated by Jill Stein, who garnered all 6 Woburn votes.
For the Republican Party, Campbell reported Anthony Ventresca and Helen Hatch, who both ran unopposed, received the bulk of the votes.
Robert Peters and Deborah Sirotkin Butler, also running unopposed, were elected to the Democratic Party State Committee.
No one was on the ballot for the Green-Rainbow Party State Committee.
More Winners By Ward
|1||Joanna Gonsalves||Charles E. Doherty|
|2||Richard M. Haggerty||Louise E. Melaragni|
|3||Scott D. Galvin||Helen A. Hatch|
|4||Timothy A. Mooney||Robert P. Marcellino|
|5||Unnamed Write-In||Walid Michel Nicolas|
|6||Siobhan Curran||Unnamed Write-In|
|7||Unnamed Write-In||Unnamed Write-In|