The 2010 Senate race

The special election to replace Senator Edward M. Kennedy in the US Senate.

Best, worst towns


These are the cities and towns in which Massachusetts US Senate candidates had their best and worst showings in the Jan. 19, 2010, special election. The tables were calculated from unofficial results provided by the Associated Press.
Scott Brown | Martha Coakley | Joe Kennedy

Brown's best towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown did the best in these 10.
Town Brown
votes
Total
votes
Brown %
Douglas 2,440 3,311 74%
Wrentham 3,880 5,335 73%
Tolland 158 218 72%
Charlton 3,458 4,775 72%
West Bridgewater 2,211 3,074 72%
East Brookfield 645 899 72%
North Attleborough 7,778 10,881 71%
Lakeville 3,248 4,551 71%
Sutton 2,931 4,110 71%
Plainville 2,469 3,470 71%
Updated: 05:14 PM

Brown's worst towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts,Republican Scott Brown did the worst in these 10.
Town Brown
votes
Total
votes
Brown %
Provincetown 238 1,598 15%
Amherst 1,180 7,791 15%
Cambridge 4,921 32,421 15%
Shutesbury 158 934 17%
Leverett 164 951 17%
Pelham 126 725 17%
Wendell 79 424 19%
Northampton 2,447 11,967 20%
Aquinnah 42 192 22%
Great Barrington 591 2,641 22%
Updated: 05:14 PM

Coakley's best towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Democrat Martha Coakley did the best in these 10.
Town Coakley
votes
Total
votes
Coakley %
Cambridge 27,268 32,421 84%
Provincetown 1,344 1,598 84%
Amherst 6,547 7,791 84%
Shutesbury 771 934 83%
Pelham 596 725 82%
Leverett 779 951 82%
Wendell 338 424 80%
Northampton 9,415 11,967 79%
Aquinnah 149 192 78%
Williamstown 2,100 2,722 77%
Updated: 05:14 PM

Coakley's worst towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Democrat Martha Coakley did the worst in these 10.
Town Coakley
votes
Total
votes
Coakley %
Douglas 840 3,311 25%
Tolland 56 218 26%
Wrentham 1,414 5,335 27%
Charlton 1,271 4,775 27%
East Brookfield 245 899 27%
West Bridgewater 842 3,074 27%
Sutton 1,136 4,110 28%
Lakeville 1,259 4,551 28%
North Attleborough 3,018 10,881 28%
Plainville 971 3,470 28%
Updated: 05:14 PM

Kennedy's best towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Libertarian Joe Kennedy did the best in these 10.
Town Kennedy
votes
Total
votes
Kennedy %
Hawley 5 131 4%
Rowe 6 192 3%
Huntington 26 839 3%
Ware 80 2,992 3%
Goshen 12 460 3%
New Salem 12 466 3%
Gill 16 640 3%
Monroe 1 40 3%
Royalston 13 524 2%
Chester 12 498 2%
Updated: 05:14 PM

Kennedy's worst towns

Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Libertarian Joe Kennedy did the worst in these 10.
Town Kennedy
votes
Total
votes
Kennedy %
Maynard 2 4,364 0%
Hancock 1 277 0%
Williamstown 10 2,722 0%
Wellesley 48 11,904 0%
Needham 59 14,607 0%
Pelham 3 725 0%
Dover 13 2,959 0%
Boxford 18 4,094 0%
Cohasset 17 3,837 0%
Manchester 12 2,695 0%
Updated: 05:14 PM