Town Elections - March 25, 2002 Back to List

About This Election

The Annual Town Election was held at two locations. Precincts 1, 2 & 5 voted a the Fairbank Community Center on Fairbank Road and Precincts 3 & 4 voted a the Town Hall at 322 Concord Road. The polls were open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. There were 4,734 votes cast, representing 46% of the town's 10,401 registered voters. There was 1 contested race and two ballot questions. The final tabulation of votes was done at the Town Hall.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN (1) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
JOHN D. DROBINSKI7346165856337153283
BLANKS3142742692312951383
WRITE-INS141814111168
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
BOARD OF ASSESSORS (1) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
LIAM J. VESELY6875675435776613035
BLANKS3723353232943581682
WRITE-INS3624217
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
GOODNOW LIBRARY TRUSTEES (2) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
HANS D. LOPATER6785485205716422959
ROBERT W. IULIANO6225055105445782759
BLANKS8197527016338183723
WRITE-INS51152427
Totals for Office212418161736175020429468
BOARD OF HEALTH (1) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
BRIAN J. MCNAMARA6595575245486482936
BLANKS3993483403273711785
WRITE-INS4340213
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
MODERATOR (1) FOR ONE YEAR
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
THOMAS G. DIGNAN, JR.7506355966427293352
BLANKS3062652672312871356
WRITE-INS6852526
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
PARK & RECREATION COMMISSIONER (1) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
JOSEPH H. MULLIN, JR.2812612282142321216
PETER S. GLASS3853233113164611796
BLANKS3943213283433261712
WRITE-INS2312210
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
PLANNING BOARD (1) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
MICHAEL J. HUNTER6585405265606372921
BLANKS4003623393103801791
WRITE-INS4635422
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
SUDBURY HOUSING AUTHORITY (1) FOR FIVE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
STEVEN J. SWANGER6925795375676553030
BLANKS3663253303043631688
WRITE-INS4414316
Totals for Office106290886887510214734
SUDBURY SCHOOL COMMITTEE (2) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
RICHARD J. ROBISON6545545205436382909
WILLIAM G. BRAUN6775695295586472980
BLANKS7846846826427493541
WRITE-INS9957838
Totals for Office212418161736175020429468
LINCOLN-SUDBURY REGIONAL DISTRICT SCHOOL COMMITTEE (2) FOR THREE YEARS
Candidate NamePrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Total
LAURI WISHNER6925925405676603051
RAGNHILD (RENEL) FREDRICKSON6545345065406272861
BLANKS7706826856377473521
WRITE-INS8856835
Totals for Office212418161736175020429468

Note: Members of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional District School Committee were elected on an at large basis pursuant to the vote of the Special Town Meeting of October 26, 1970, under Article 1, and subsequent passage by the General Court of Chapter 20 of the Acts of 1971. The votes recorded above are those cast in Sudbury only.

BALLOT QUESTION 1
Shall the town of Sudbury be allowed to assess an additional $2,999,995 in real estate and personal property takes for the purposes of funding $1,599,687 in operating expenses for the Sudbury Public Schools, $575,100 in operating expenses for the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional District High School, $715,321 in operating expenses for other Town departments, $41,887 in operating expenses for the Pool Enterprise, and $68,000 in capital expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July first, two thousand and two?
Ballot Question 1, ResultsPrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Totals
Yes6534924024855502582
No4074124633884692139
Blanks2433113
Totals106290886887610204734
BALLOT QUESTION 2
Shall Sudbury accept sections 3 to 7 inclusive, of Chapter 44B of the General Laws, in accordance with the summary which appears below?

Section 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act, establish a dedicated funding source to acquire and preserve open space, parks and conservation land, protect public drinking water supplies, and scenic areas, protect farm land and forests from future development, restore and preserve historic properties, and help meet local families' housing needs. In Sudbury, the Community Preservation Act will be funded by an additional excise of 3% on the annual tax levy on real property and by matching funds provided by the state. The following exclusions shall be permitted:

1. Property owned and occupied as a domicile by any person who qualifies for low income housing or low or moderate income senior housing in the Town, as defined in section 2 of said Act;

2. Class three, commercial, and class four, industrial properties as defined in G.L. c59, Section 2A; and

3. $100,000 of the value of each taxable parcel of residential real property.

Any taxpayer receiving an exemption of real property authorized by Chapter 59 of the General Laws shall be exempt from this Act. A Community Preservation Committee composed of local citizens will make recommendations on the use of the funds and all expenditures will be subject to a vote of Town Meeting and an annual audit.
Ballot Question 2, ResultsPrecinct 1Precinct 2Precinct 3Precinct 4Precinct 5Totals
Yes5434413654734952317
No4684364653624912222
Blanks5131384035195
Totals106290886887510214734
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