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    November 4, 2008 General Election
      • Australian Ballot Results
    About Waitsfield
    Waitsfield Government
    Waitsfield Elections

    TOTAL VOTERS: 1,184 of 1,420 (including 250+ absentee) = 83% of checklist.
    Sample Ballots
    General Election BallotSpecial Meeting: Water Bond BallotJustice of the Peace BallotHarwood Bond Ballot

    U.S. President & Vice-President
    U.S. Representative
    Governor
    Lieutenant Governor
    State Treasurer
    Secretary of State
    Auditor of Accounts
    Attorney General
    State Senators
    State Representatives
    High Bailiff
    Justices of the Peace

    TOTAL VOTERS: 1,184 of 1,420 (including 250+ absentee) = 83% of checklist.
    President and Vice-President of the United States
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Chuck Baldwin (FL) and Darrell L. Castle (TN) - Constitution Party
    3
    0.25%
    Bob Barr (GA) and Wayne A. Root (NV) - Libertarian
    2
    0.17%
    Roger Calero (NY) and Alyson Kennedy (NJ) - Socialist Workers
    0
    0.00%
    Gloria Lariva (CA) and Eugene Puryear (DC) - Socialism and Liberation
    2
    0.17%
    John McCain (AZ) and Sarah Palin (AK) - Republican
    247
    20.86%
    Brian Moore (FL) and Stewart Alexander (CA) - Liberty Union
    0
    0.00%
    Ralph Nader (CT) and Matt Gonzalez (CA) - Independent
    25
    2.11%
    Barack Obama (IL) and Joe Biden (DE) - Democratic
    897
    75.76%
    Write In: Ron Paul
    3
    0.25%
    Write In: Cynthia McKinny
    1
    0.08%
    Write In: Hilary Clinton
    1
    0.08%
    spoiled
    1
    0.08%
    blank
    2
    0.17%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%
     
    Representative to Congress
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Mike Bethel (Bennington) - Independent
    29
    2.45%
    Cris Ericson (Chester) - Independent
    25
    2.11%
    Thomas James Hermann (Barre City) - Progressive
    46
    3.89%
    Jane Newton (Londonderry) - Liberty Union
    12
    1.01%
    Jerry Trudell
    53
    4.48%
    Peter Welch
    921
    77.79%
    Write In: Paul Boudry
    2
    0.17%
    Write In: Mark Sheperd
    5
    0.42%
    spoiled
    2
    0.17%
    blank
    89
    7.52%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    Governor
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Peter Diamondstone (Brattleboro) - Liberty Union
    4
    0.34%
    James Douglas (Middlebury) - Republican
    550
    46.45%
    Cris Ericson (Chester) - Independent
    8
    0.68%
    Tony O'Connor (Derby) - Cheap Renewable Energy
    7
    0.59%
    Anthony Pollina (Middlesex) - Independent
    360
    30.41%
    Gaye Symington (Jericho) - Democratic
    232
    19.59%
    Sam Young (Glover) - Independent
    9
    0.76%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    14
    1.18%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    Lieutenant Governor
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Thomas W. Costello (Brattleboro) - Democratic
    497
    41.98%
    Brian Dubie (Essex) - Republican
    550
    46.45%
    Richard Kemp (Burlington) - Progressive
    62
    5.24%
    Ben Mitchell (Westminster) - Liberty Union
    8
    0.62%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    67
    5.66%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    State Treasurer
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Murray Ngoima (Pomfret) - Liberty Union
    10
    0.84%
    Don Schramm (Burlington) - Progressive
    76
    6.42%
    Jeb Spaulding (Montpelier) - Democratic/Republican
    995
    84.04%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    103
    8.70%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    Secretary of State
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Eugene J. Bifano (Warren) - Republican
    253
    21.37%
    Deb Markowitz (Montpelier) - Democratic
    775
    65.46%
    Leslie Marmorale (Vershire) - Liberty Union
    8
    0.68%
    Marjorie Power (Montpelier) - Progressive
    54
    4.56%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    94
    7.94%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    Auditor of Accounts
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Martha Abbott (Underhill) - Progressive
    154
    13.01%
    Jerry Levy (Brattleboro) - Liberty Union
    18
    1.52%
    Thomas Salmon (St. Johnsbury) - Democratic/Republican
    835
    70.52%
    Write In:
    0
    0.00%
    spoiled
    1
    0.08%
    blank
    176
    18.46%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%

    Attorney General
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Charlotte Dennett (Cambridge) - Progressive
    90
    7.60%
    Rosemarie Jackowski (Bennington) - Liberty Union
    13
    1.10%
    Karen Kerin (Royalton) - Republican/Libertarian
    170
    14.36%
    William H. Sorrell (Burlington) - Democratic
    787
    66.47%
    Write In: Hilary Clinton
    1
    0.08%
    spoiled
    1
    0.08%
    blank
    122
    10.30%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%
     

    State Senator (voters could vote for not more than three)
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    John Bloch (Montpelier) - Progressive
    126
    3.55%
    Kimberly B. Cheny (Middlesex) - Democratic
    479
    13.49%
    Ann E. Cummings (Montpelier) - Democratic
    560
    15.77%
    William "Bill" Doyle (Montpelier) - Republican
    471
    13.26%
    Dwight "Slippery Slim" Duke (Marshfield) - Libertarian
    32
    0.90%
    John R. Gilligan (Barre City) Republican
    165
    4.65%
    Laura Day Moore (Barre Town) - Democratic
    404
    11.37%
    Phil Scott (Montpelier) - Republican
    440
    12.39%
    Write In: Bernie Sanders
    1
    0.03%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    874
    24.61%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%
     

    State Representative
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Adam Greshin (Warren) - Independent
    566
    47.80%
    Carol Hosford (Waitsfield) - Democratic
    586
    49.49%
    Write In: Betsy McHinty
    1
    0.08%
    spoiled
    1
    0.08%
    blank
    30
    2.53%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%
     

    High Bailif
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Philip Anthony (Northfield) - Republican/Democratic
    884
    74.66%
    Write In: Dave van Densen
    2
    0.17%
    Write In: Bennett
    1
    0.08%
    Write In: Jeff Knight
    1
    0.08%
    Write In: Michael J. Kelly [sic]
    1
    0.08%
    Write In: Chris Stecher
    1
    0.08%
    Write In: Peter Laskowski
    1
    0.08%
    spoiled
    4
    0.34%
    blank
    289
    24.41%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%


    Justices of the Peace
    Candidate
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Mary Alice Bisbee - Democrat
    603
    7.30%
    Cecil "Zeke" Church - Democrat
    652
    7.89%
    Darryl Forrest - Republican
    209
    2.53%
    Charlie Goodman - Republican
    644
    7.80%
    Jonathan M. Jamieson - Republican
    634
    7.68%
    Matt Jarosinski -m Republican
    182
    2.20%
    Andreas Lehner - Democrat
    590
    7.14%
    Jim Leyton - Democrat
    542
    6.56%
    Thomas Mehuron - Republican
    644
    7.80%
    Helen Meyers - Democrat
    483
    5.85%
    Jennifer Peterson - Independent
    595
    7.20%
    Write In: Kerry Keown
    1
    0.01%
    Write In: Betsy McGinty
    1
    0.01%
    Write In: Janet Smith
    1
    0.01%
    Write In: Rob Annino
    1
    0.01%
    Write In: Lisa Kortzsch [sic]
    1
    0.01%
    Write In: Waylon Dog [sic]
    1
    0.01%
    spoiled
    42
    0.51%
    blank
    2,433
    29.46%
    TOTALS
    1,184
    100.00%
     

    Waitsfield Water Bond
    Ballot
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Yes
    593
    50.25%
    No
    560
    47.48%
    spoiled
    0
    0.00%
    blank
    27
    2.29%
    TOTALS
    1,180
    100.00%
    RECOUNT RESULTS (11/10/08): YES - 595 (50.42%), NO - 558 (47.29%), BLANK - 24 (2.03%), SPOILED - 3 (0.25%). TOTAL VOTERS: 1,180.

    Harwood Bond - Reported for Entire District
    Ballot
    TOTAL
    Percent
    Yes
    3,496
    45.72%
    No
    3,982
    52.07%
    spoiled
    3
    0.04%
    blank
    166
    2.17%
    TOTALS
    7,647
    100.00%

    Updated November 10, 2008
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