State Elections - Presidential - November 07, 1972 Back to List

About This Election

The Presidential Election was held at the Peter Noyes School. The polls were open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. There were 6588 votes cast. The results were announced by Town Clerk, Betsey M. Powers, at 12:15 AM, November 8, 1972.
PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT
Candidate NameTotal
JENNESS-PULLEY25
MCGOVERN-SCHRIVER2796
NIXON-AGNEW3720
SPOCK-HOBSON (WRITE-IN)2
BLANKS66
Totals for Office0
SENATOR IN CONGRESS
Candidate NameTotal
EDWARD W. BROOKE4919
JOHN J. DRONEY1098
DONALD GUREWITZ96
SCATTERING1
BLANKS474
Totals for Office0
CONGRESSMAN - 4TH DISTRICT
Candidate NameTotal
ROBERT F. DRINAN2348
MARTIN A. LINSKY3425
JOHN T. COLLINS505
SCATTERING1
BLANKS309
Totals for Office0
COUNCILLOR - 3RD DISTRICT
Candidate NameTotal
GEORGE F. CRONIN, JR.2431
BLANKS4157
Totals for Office0
SENATOR - 5TH MIDDLESEX DISTRICT
Candidate NameTotal
CHESTER G. ATKINS2896
BRUCE C. FARRELL3149
BLANKS543
Totals for Office0
REPRESENTATIVE IN GENERAL COURT - 38TH MIDDLESEX DISTRICT
Candidate NameTotal
ANN C. GANNETT4719
BLANKS1869
Totals for Office0
REGISTER OF PROBATE AND INSOLVENCY - MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Candidate NameTotal
JOHN V. HARVEY2674
BLANKS3914
Totals for Office0
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - MIDDLESEX COUNTY (2)
Candidate NameTotal
SHERRY H. JENKINS3015
WILLIAM R. MORRISON2840
S. LESTER RALPH2420
PAUL E. TSONGAS2290
BLANKS2611
Totals for Office0
COUNTY TREASURER
Candidate NameTotal
THOMAS B. BRENNAN1796
WILLIAM A. BARNSTEAD3456
SCATTERING1
BLANKS1335
Totals for Office0
BALLOT QUESTION 1
Valuation of agricultural and horticultural lands.
Ballot Question 1, ResultsTotals
Yes4803
No1282
Blanks503
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 2
Minimum voting age of eighteen.
Ballot Question 2, ResultsTotals
Yes5429
No786
Blanks373
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 3
Remove prohibition against paupers from voting.
Ballot Question 3, ResultsTotals
Yes5103
No1048
Blanks437
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 4
State loans for higher education.
Ballot Question 4, ResultsTotals
Yes3921
No2311
Blanks356
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 5
Protection of natural resources.
Ballot Question 5, ResultsTotals
Yes4896
No1236
Blanks456
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 6
Graduated income tax.
Ballot Question 6, ResultsTotals
Yes1947
No4288
Blanks353
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 7
Judges retire at seventy.
Ballot Question 7, ResultsTotals
Yes4766
No1474
Blanks348
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 8
Lower age for sale of alchoholic beverages to eighteen.
Ballot Question 8, ResultsTotals
Yes3698
No2519
Blanks371
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 9
Voluntary recitation of prayer in public schools.
Ballot Question 9, ResultsTotals
Yes4543
No1715
Blanks330
Totals6588
BALLOT QUESTION 10
Instruct Representative to vote for repeal of abortion laws.
Ballot Question 10, ResultsTotals
Yes4139
No2096
Blanks353
Totals6588
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