This year the city of Revere saw over 11,143 of the 30,564 registered voters cast their votes in the statewide election on Tuesday. The City of Revere has posted the unofficial election results on its website, which do not include any mail-in ballots.
According to the unofficial results, Maura Healey and Kim Driscoll have won the vote for governor and lieutenant governor, respectively, with an unofficial tally of 6,564, approximately 59% of the votes cast, to Republican candidate Jeffrey Diehl’s 4,216 votes. Healey will become the first elected female governor of Massachusetts and the first openly lesbian governor.
Andrea Campbell won the Revere vote for Attorney General over opponent James McMahon with 57% of the votes, 6,392 to 4,244. Longtime Secretary of State William Galvin will continue his role with 6,821 votes to Republican challenger Rayla Campbell’s 3,434 votes. Deborah Goldberg earned 62% of the vote for State Treasurer, 6,923, to Libertarian candidate Cristina Crawford’s 2,331 votes. In the State Auditor’s race, Diana DiZoglio received 48% of the vote in Revere, 5,361, to Republican Anthony Amore’s 4,229 votes. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark won with 58%, earning 6,486 votes over Republican Caroline Colarusso’s 4,119 votes.
Candidates without an opponent: Governor’s Councillor Terrence Kennedy, 7,348 votes; District Attorney Kevin Hayden, 7132 votes; Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins, 7,183 votes; and Representatives of the 16th Suffolk District Jessica Ann Giannino, 4,453 votes; and 19th Suffolk District, Jeffrey Rosario Turco won with 3,248 votes. State Senator Lydia Edwards, also unopposed, tallied 7,231 votes.
Massachusetts had four questions posed on this year’s midterm ballot.
Question 1, known as the Fair Share Amendment, proposed an additional 4% state income tax on any additional income an individual makes over $1 million. According to the unofficial results, 48% of Revere citizens voted yes to adding the additional tax, 5,424 votes.
Question 2 asked voters to consider the current lack of regulation of dental insurance. A yes vote for Question 2 meant voting in favor of stricter regulation. Sixty-three percent of Revere citizens voted yes on this question, 7,024.
Question 3 addressed a long-standing issue for the state of Massachusetts: the regulation of liquor licenses and the sale of alcoholic beverages. A yes vote for this question would reduce the maximum number of liquor licenses that a retailer could own. The unofficial results show a current 58% of Revere residents are not in favor of this proposed law, with 6,508 votes against.
Lastly, Question 4 asked voters if they want to uphold the new state law which allows driver’s licenses to be granted to any resident, regardless of legal status. Currently, 48% of Revere residents have voted yes to upholding this law by a slim margin of 5,358 to 5,291 votes.
Mail-ins and other forms of ballots remain to be counted but the unofficial results provide a clear indication of how the city of Revere voted in the 2022 midterm election.