Salem Election Results 2012
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Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): U.S. Senate
Scott Brown has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate since a January 2010 special election held to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Ted Kennedy. Brown defeated state Attorney General Martha Coakley with 1,168,107 votes, or 51.9 percent, to her 1,058,682 votes, or 47.1 percent. He faces Elizabeth Warren, an American bankruptcy law expert and Harvard Law School professor.
John Tierney (D), Richard Tisei (R), Daniel Fishman (L): 6th Congressional District
John Tierney (D-Salem) has been the Congressman representing Beverly since 1997. He faces off against Richard Tisei, a Republican former state Senator from Wakefield and local business owner and Libertarian candidate Daniel Fishman, of Beverly.
Joan Lovely (D), Richard Jolitz (R), : Mass. Senate, 2nd Essex District
Salem City Councillor Joan Lovely will face Beverly Republican Richard Jolitz for former State Senator Fred Berry's seat. Berry represented the 2nd Essex District for 30 years before retiring this year.
Salem Updates From The Polls
LIVE 2012 Salem ELECTION RESULTS
|Race||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results||3rd Party Candidate||Results|
|U.S. Congress District 6||
|Richard Tisei||Daniel Fishman|
|MA Senate 2nd Essex||Joan Lovely||Richard Jolitz|
|Question 1: 'Right to Repair'||Yes||No|
|Question 2: Prescription of Life-Ending Medication||Yes||No|
|Question 3: Medical Marijuana||Yes||No|
|Question 4: Community Preservation Act||Yes||No|
|Question 5: Political Spending||Yes||No|