State Elections - November 06, 1962 Back to List

About This Election

The State Election was held at the Center School Auditorium with the polls open from 6:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. There were a total of 3510 ballots cast. The three ballot boxes registers totaled only 3502 as the ballot boxes became jammed and failed to register eight times. The election officers completed the count at 2:45 A.M., November 7, 1962 and the following results were announced.
SENATOR IN CONGRESS
Candidate NameTotal
EDWARD M. KENNEDY869
GEORGE C. LODGE2459
LAWRENCE GILFEDDER5
H. STUART HUGHES149
MARK R. SHAW4
BLANKS24
Totals for Office0
GOVERNOR
Candidate NameTotal
JOHN A. VOLPE2534
ENDICOTT PEABODY956
HENNING A. BLOMEN5
GUY S. WILLIAMS2
BLANKS13
Totals for Office0
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
Candidate NameTotal
FRANCIS X. BELLOTTI774
FRANCIS W. PERRY2682
THOMAS MARATEA4
FRANCIS A. VOTANO3
BLANKS47
Totals for Office0
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Candidate NameTotal
EDWARD W. BROOKE2867
FRANCIS E. KELLY595
EDGAR E. GAUDET0
HOWARD B. RAND5
SCATTERING2
BLANKS41
Totals for Office0
SECRETARY
Candidate NameTotal
KEVIN H. WHITE1201
HARRIS A. REYNOLDS2220
JOHN ERLANDSON6
JULIA B. KOHLER4
BLANKS75
Totals for Office0
TREASURER
Candidate NameTotal
JOHN THOMAS DRISCOLL1304
JOSEPH B. GROSSMAN2101
ISAAC GODDARD13
ARNE A. SORTELL5
SCATTERING2
BLANKS85
Totals for Office0
AUDITOR
Candidate NameTotal
THOMAS J. BUCKLEY1583
PHILIP M. WALSH1818
LOUISE T. METAYS9
ETHELBERT L. NEVENS4
SCATTERING5
BLANKS91
Totals for Office0
CONGRESSMAN
Candidate NameTotal
HAROLD D. DONOHUE2382
STANLEY E. SHOGREN433
BLANKS680
SCATTERING15
Totals for Office0
COUNCILLOR
Candidate NameTotal
CHESTER W. COOPER2414
JOHN W. COSTELLO852
BLANKS244
Totals for Office0
SENATOR
Candidate NameTotal
CHARLES W. OLSON2447
EDWARD N. CUSSON902
BLANKS161
Totals for Office0
REPRESENTATIVE IN GENERAL COURT
Candidate NameTotal
JAMES DENORMANDIE3050
BLANKS452
SCATTERING8
Totals for Office0
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Candidate NameTotal
JOHN J. DRONEY1134
WILLIAM G. ANDREW2212
BLANKS161
SCATTERING3
Totals for Office0
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Candidate NameTotal
JESSE A. ROGERS2262
THOMAS B. BRENNAN1034
BLANKS212
SCATTERING2
Totals for Office0
SHERIFF
Candidate NameTotal
HOWARD W. FITZPATRICK1016
JOHN F. CAHILL2337
BLANKS157
Totals for Office0
COUNTY COMMISSIONER (TO FILL VACANCY)
Candidate NameTotal
JOHN F. DEVER, JR.858
WILLIAM B. BAILEY2440
BLANKS212
Totals for Office0
COUNTY TREASURER (TO FILL VACANCY)
Candidate NameTotal
EDWARD L. BUCKLEY1031
FRANK D. PARKER2263
BLANKS216
Totals for Office0
BALLOT QUESTION 1
Graduated income tax.
Ballot Question 1, ResultsTotals
Yes688
No2596
Blanks226
Totals3510
BALLOT QUESTION 2
Increasing compensation and allowances of state legislators.
Ballot Question 2, ResultsTotals
Yes676
No2484
Blanks350
Totals3510
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