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Budget for All Results

The Budget for All resolution passed in all 91 Massachusetts cities and towns where it was on the ballot November 6, 2012. The statewide vote was 623,128 yes to 209,725 no. The average margin was 3 to 1. The number of blank ballots was in the 20-25% range for those cities and towns where we have that information available.

The list of cities and towns and the vote is shown below. Also attached is a spreadsheet with some comparisons of the Budget for All vote to the votes for Senator and President in the same towns. Source: Boston.com and municipal election departments. Download a printable copy of these results.

City or
town
 B4A Yes  B4A No Part of town voted Yes %
Alford             199               39   84%
Amesbury          5,282          1,833   74%
Amherst        11,385          1,706   87%
Arlington        17,030          4,975   77%
Becket             691             168   80%
Belmont          8,217          3,066   73%
Blandford             365             161   69%
Boston       157,287        48,650   76%
Boxford          2,099             853 x 71%
Bridgewater          7,115          2,768   72%
Brookline        18,275          4,929   79%
Cambridge        32,812          7,134   82%
Chelsea          5,232          1,535   77%
Cohasset          2,381          1,492   61%
Dedham          6,825          3,081   69%
Dover          1,515          1,366   53%
Egremont             567             121   82%
Essex          1,173             519   69%
Everett          7,305          2,811   72%
Fall River          7,020          2,332 x 75%
Framingham        13,243          4,490 x 75%
Georgetown          3,134          1,134   73%
Gloucester          9,605          3,262   75%
Granby          1,200             397 x 75%
Great
Barrington
         2,614             476   85%
Groveland          2,357          1,027   70%
Hatfield          1,398             364   79%
Haverhill          1,840             736 x 71%
Hingham          6,159          3,593 x 63%
Holyoke        10,120          3,829   73%
Hull          3,904          1,188   77%
Lawrence          6,436          3,570 x 64%
Lee          1,866             541   78%
Lenox          1,978             497   80%
Lexington        10,686          4,147   72%
Lincoln          2,143             981   69%
Lynn          1,471             449 x 77%
Malden          1,024             327 x 76%
Marblehead          6,977          3,426   67%
Marlborough          2,835          1,249 x 69%
Medford        17,073          5,350   76%
Melrose          8,962          3,210   74%
Merrimac          2,144             842   72%
Millis          1,906             725 x 72%
Milton          6,870          3,475 x 66%
Monterey             386               76   84%
Montgomery             300             111   73%
Mount
Washington
              85                9   90%
Natick        11,262          4,166   73%
Needham          4,715          2,150 x 69%
New
Marlborough
            555             144   79%
Newbury          2,806          1,179   70%
Newburyport          6,723          2,443   73%
Newton        26,597          8,839   75%
Northampton        12,293          1,753   88%
Norwood          8,412          3,058   73%
Otis             540             172   76%
Pelham             657               97   87%
Randolph          5,499          1,598 x 77%
Raynham          4,111          1,609   72%
Revere          8,689          3,132   74%
Richmond             591             181   77%
Rockport          2,963             876   77%
Russell             431             171   72%
Salisbury          2,711             915   75%
Sandisfield             293               91   76%
Scituate          1,025             473 x 68%
Sheffield          1,230             304   80%
Sherborn          1,327             825   62%
Somerville        24,643          5,285   82%
Southampton          2,243             775   74%
Stockbridge             849             171   83%
Sudbury          5,429          3,315   62%
Swampscott          4,763          1,907   71%
Tolland             138               85   62%
Tyringham             154               33   82%
Wakefield          3,623          1,407 x 72%
Walpole          4,052          1,851 x 69%
Waltham        14,096          5,154   73%
Washington             218               49   82%
Watertown        10,591          2,913   78%
Wayland          3,413          1,482 x 70%
Wellesley          4,631          3,397 x 58%
West Newbury          1,902             512   79%
West
Stockbridge
            597             102   85%
Westhampton             653             214   75%
Westwood          4,509          2,518   64%
Winchester          3,280          2,188 x 60%
Winthrop          5,186          1,792   74%
Woburn          3,237          1,379 x 70%
         
Total       623,128       209,725   75%