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Easton Voter Information: Presidential Primary 2012

The primary is Tuesday, March 6

The Vote

The 2012 Republican presidential primary is Tuesday, March 6.

The polls will open at 7:00 a.m. for voters who are registered with the Republican party, or those registered to vote but unenrolled in a political party (Independent voters).

On the Ballot

Mitt Romney - Former Massachusetts governor, attended Brigham Young University, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Law School. Leading up to Tuesday's vote, Romney has won four straight caucuses, putting him in the lead for the party's nomination.

Ron Paul - Texas Congressman making his third run for the presidency, attended Gettysburg College, and Duke University. Paul is a physician, and author, as well as being a U.S. representative.

Rick Santorum - Former senator from Pennsylvania, attended Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, and Dickinson School of Law. He was the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, and is considered both a social and fiscal conservative.

Newt Gingrich - Former House Speaker from Georgia, attended Emory University, and Tulane University. Before his election to Congress in 1978, Newt Gingrich taught at West Georgia College for eight years. Gingrich and his wife, Callista, host and produce documentary films as well as write photo books and record audio books.

Where Do I Vote?

Town Clerk Jeremy Gillis said all Easton districts will vote in the Oliver Ames High School gymnasium. Voting will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. 

If you're interested in how Easton votes, make sure you check in with us for the results.

George Farrell March 06, 2012 at 02:04 PM
FYI...Today is also the Democratic primary voting. Although President Obama is running unopposed, don't you think that information ought to be in your story? It reads as if the polls open only for Republicans and Independents. That's misinformation.
Barbara A Peterson March 07, 2012 at 04:40 AM
What about the local races?
Patrick Maguire (Editor) March 07, 2012 at 05:45 AM
Hi Barbara, Annual Town Elections are scheduled for April 24. Here is the latest: http://easton-ma.patch.com/articles/four-person-selectmen-field-highlights-town-election-lineup We will have plenty of coverage as the election draws closer.
Patty Vigeant Locke March 07, 2012 at 11:25 AM
Barbara, if you are meaning the primaries for congress, senate and governor's council as well as state reps and state senator, those are in September. Hope this helps.

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