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Dedham 2014 Town Election: Ballot Question Results

Get a look at each question on the ballot this year and how voters weighed in.

Credit: File Photo
Credit: File Photo

On Saturday, Dedham voters picked two new faces to the Dedham Board of Selectmen, and also weighed in on who would win the contested races for Board of Assessors and Board of Health. 

To see the full unofficial results from the Selectmen's race, click here

To see the full unofficial results from the election, click here

The ballot, however, also included five ballot questions regarding amendments to the Dedham Town Charter. Voters said yes to all questions except question three, which looked to lengthen the Town Clerk's term from three to five years. 

See the results for the questions below, and to learn more about the questions themselves, click here. 

Ballot Question 1

Should Section 1 of an act passed by the general court in 2014 entitled "An Act Relative to the Charter of the Town of Dedham," which section amends the Town Charter by making ministerial, clerical and minor substantive revisions, be accepted? 

  • Yes: 2,548
  • No: 1,211

Ballot Question 2

Should Section 6 of an act passed by the general court in 2014 entitled "An Act Relative to the Charter of the Town of Dedham," which section amends the Town Charter to eliminate compensation for elected officials other than the Town Clerk, be accepted? 

  • Yes: 2,289
  • No: 1,510

Ballot Question 3

Should Section 7 of an act passed by the general court in 2014 entitled "An Act Relative to the Charter of the Town of Dedham," which section increases the term of the elected Town Clerk from three to five years be accepted? 

  • Yes: 1,876
  • No: 1,931

Ballot Question 4

Should Sections 8, 9 and 10 of an act passed by the general court in 2014 entitled "An Act Relative to the Charter of the Town of Dedham," which sections amend the Town Charter to make the Town Administrator responsible for appointing an supervising all department heads another than the Library Director and Parks and Recreation Director, be accepted? 

  • Yes: 1,944
  • No: 1,787

Ballot Question 5

Should Section 11 of an act passed by the general court in 2014 entitled "An Act Relative to the Charter of the Town of Dedham," which section amends the Town Charter to change the title of "Town Administrator" to "Town Manager", be accepted? 

  • Yes: 2,066
  • No: 1,690

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