SNAPSHOT: Percent Republicans, 2010

By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | Dec. 15, 2011
The towns with the highest percents of Republicans include Dover, Wenham and Duxbury. Towns with the fewest include Provincetown, Somerville, and Northampton. The data from the state Elections Division is for 2010.
CommunityRepublican % 2010RankRepublicansRegistered voters
ABINGTON11.0%2291,15610,468
ACTON11.5%2151,58713,767
ACUSHNET7.2%3255417,476
ADAMS7.2%3254295,996
AGAWAM15.5%913,24020,902
ALFORD9.2%28236392
AMESBURY13.4%1551,59111,847
AMHERST5.4%34394817,508
ANDOVER16.4%693,70522,606
AQUINNAH3.8%34915393
ARLINGTON7.5%3182,20129,421
ASHBURNHAM13.7%1475814,238
ASHBY13.9%1403312,379
ASHFIELD7.4%322971,311
ASHLAND12.3%1841,29810,577
ATHOL12.4%1818216,598
ATTLEBORO12.3%1843,19625,988
AUBURN11.4%2201,32911,624
AVON10.0%2623043,041
AYER13.7%1476744,905
BARNSTABLE17.4%465,42931,168
BARRE14.4%1224963,445
BECKET11.6%2121461,263
BEDFORD13.6%1491,2869,430
BELCHERTOWN14.2%1301,3289,332
BELLINGHAM13.1%1611,37610,543
BELMONT9.6%2731,59016,594
BERKLEY12.3%1845174,201
BERLIN14.0%1372822,014
BERNARDSTON11.7%2041811,542
BEVERLY11.7%2042,91624,843
BILLERICA12.1%1912,96324,526
BLACKSTONE10.4%2486406,158
BLANDFORD19.4%26165850
BOLTON20.2%176553,250
BOSTON6.8%33225,423371,146
BOURNE15.7%882,07113,189
BOXBOROUGH13.6%1494633,406
BOXFORD23.6%31,4115,980
BOYLSTON14.0%1374353,101
BRAINTREE11.5%2152,91325,269
BREWSTER16.7%581,3458,048
BRIDGEWATER13.2%1592,06215,679
BRIMFIELD17.2%474442,581
BROCKTON8.4%3004,49753,304
BROOKFIELD12.7%1762942,320
BROOKLINE7.7%3153,14841,066
BUCKLAND8.5%2951111,299
BURLINGTON10.7%2421,75716,378
CAMBRIDGE4.7%3462,93362,832
CANTON12.2%1891,87315,411
CARLISLE15.3%945653,704
CARVER13.5%1521,1928,854
CHARLEMONT9.1%28476831
CHARLTON16.3%721,4979,168
CHATHAM22.9%51,2905,641
CHELMSFORD13.3%1573,15023,699
CHELSEA6.1%34173012,003
CHESHIRE9.3%2802162,317
CHESTER16.0%77148925
CHESTERFIELD11.8%198101857
CHICOPEE10.6%2443,67734,645
CHILMARK7.1%32962878
CLARKSBURG7.6%316861,136
CLINTON11.0%2291,0509,506
COHASSET22.0%91,2145,516
COLRAIN9.6%2731131,175
CONCORD14.4%1221,76412,255
CONWAY11.0%2291671,518
CUMMINGTON7.5%31848641
DALTON11.7%2045344,580
DANVERS12.6%1782,30718,256
DARTMOUTH9.6%2732,30123,989
DEDHAM9.9%2641,64916,714
DEERFIELD10.6%2443853,639
DENNIS15.9%791,84811,593
DIGHTON13.1%1616094,639
DOUGLAS18.1%371,1426,310
DOVER26.4%11,0433,955
DRACUT11.2%2262,25020,117
DUDLEY12.3%1848677,037
DUNSTABLE16.9%523662,164
DUXBURY22.6%62,50211,080
EAST BRIDGEWATER14.6%1171,3529,236
EAST BROOKFIELD15.1%982281,512
EASTHAM16.7%587144,276
EASTHAMPTON8.5%29597111,439
EAST LONGMEADOW18.8%342,10011,145
EASTON16.4%692,48415,141
EDGARTOWN14.8%1074793,228
EGREMONT11.3%222107948
ERVING9.3%2801031,105
ESSEX19.2%305032,613
EVERETT5.1%34496018,995
FAIRHAVEN8.1%30488210,890
FALL RIVER6.8%3323,32849,203
FALMOUTH13.6%1493,55226,038
FITCHBURG10.4%2482,11720,359
FLORIDA8.6%29247549
FOXBOROUGH14.7%1131,69111,471
FRAMINGHAM10.0%2623,49234,846
FRANKLIN15.6%893,13320,083
FREETOWN11.3%2227316,459
GARDNER11.6%2121,33111,440
GEORGETOWN18.2%361,0875,982
GILL7.9%309851,074
GLOUCESTER9.9%2641,98020,004
GOSHEN13.0%16594722
GOSNOLD13.9%14020144
GRAFTON15.1%981,76411,665
GRANBY14.7%1136654,521
GRANVILLE20.0%182301,148
GREAT BARRINGTON8.4%3003824,525
GREENFIELD9.9%2641,14011,479
GROTON17.2%471,2617,325
GROVELAND16.6%627914,779
HADLEY9.6%2733533,685
HALIFAX13.9%1407815,630
HAMILTON21.6%111,2405,750
HAMPDEN19.9%207223,627
HANCOCK11.5%21559513
HANOVER15.3%941,4369,374
HANSON15.2%961,0376,815
HARDWICK11.7%2042091,790
HARVARD14.8%1076024,080
HARWICH18.4%351,87910,202
HATFIELD7.8%3121962,509
HAVERHILL11.8%1984,85741,161
HAWLEY11.0%22925227
HEATH8.8%28945513
HINGHAM18.0%392,89616,062
HINSDALE9.6%2731361,424
HOLBROOK10.2%2597157,022
HOLDEN16.5%652,07712,559
HOLLAND15.4%932761,796
HOLLISTON15.0%1041,4959,994
HOLYOKE8.6%2922,13224,811
HOPEDALE12.5%1804913,942
HOPKINTON20.4%162,0109,833
HUBBARDSTON14.8%1074503,047
HUDSON11.8%1981,49512,661
HULL10.4%2488338,007
HUNTINGTON13.0%1651851,418
IPSWICH15.1%981,52810,099
KINGSTON16.4%691,4188,629
LAKEVILLE16.8%551,2507,462
LANCASTER15.8%837394,683
LANESBOROUGH9.9%2642172,194
LAWRENCE6.4%3352,35536,791
LEE8.4%3003363,986
LEICESTER11.1%2278157,322
LENOX12.2%1894543,723
LEOMINSTER11.4%2203,12927,371
LEVERETT7.5%3181081,432
LEXINGTON10.4%2482,24521,509
LEYDEN15.1%9885562
LINCOLN12.6%1785584,422
LITTLETON14.4%1228896,166
LONGMEADOW22.1%82,64911,988
LOWELL9.1%2844,85853,184
LUDLOW11.9%1951,64213,828
LUNENBURG16.9%521,1907,050
LYNN6.5%3343,21949,313
LYNNFIELD19.4%261,7418,993
MALDEN6.3%3361,83629,371
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA20.5%148153,973
MANSFIELD15.8%832,28114,427
MARBLEHEAD15.9%792,34614,769
MARION19.7%217293,703
MARLBOROUGH12.8%1722,59220,284
MARSHFIELD14.2%1302,54317,957
MASHPEE16.1%751,66510,344
MATTAPOISETT14.4%1227134,946
MAYNARD10.5%2477827,436
MEDFIELD17.1%501,4338,395
MEDFORD7.2%3252,52235,107
MEDWAY14.2%1301,2919,094
MELROSE11.8%1982,26319,183
MENDON16.6%627054,238
MERRIMAC14.7%1136574,476
METHUEN12.9%1693,80629,559
MIDDLEBOROUGH13.5%1522,11715,683
MIDDLEFIELD20.5%1476370
MIDDLETON15.1%988345,521
MILFORD10.9%2351,82716,758
MILLBURY11.3%2229938,777
MILLIS15.2%968415,519
MILLVILLE10.3%2521901,845
MILTON8.5%2951,56818,461
MONROE7.2%325569
MONSON14.6%1178315,684
MONTAGUE7.6%3164495,872
MONTEREY12.9%16991705
MONTGOMERY15.8%8391576
MOUNT WASHINGTON8.5%29511130
NAHANT9.2%2822342,549
NANTUCKET15.8%831,2517,931
NATICK12.4%1812,85423,001
NEEDHAM13.1%1612,73020,774
NEW ASHFORD6.2%34011177
NEW BEDFORD6.3%3363,62657,559
NEW BRAINTREE10.6%24475706
NEWBURY15.9%798095,088
NEWBURYPORT13.0%1651,69913,053
NEW MARLBOROUGH13.0%1651471,134
NEW SALEM14.5%121112775
NEWTON8.1%3044,54155,915
NORFOLK19.5%241,2516,400
NORTH ADAMS7.1%3296409,071
NORTHAMPTON4.6%34789519,575
NORTH ANDOVER16.7%583,02118,098
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH17.2%473,20318,668
NORTHBOROUGH15.6%891,57510,079
NORTHBRIDGE17.7%421,83510,396
NORTH BROOKFIELD14.4%1224743,303
NORTHFIELD10.8%2382292,129
NORTH READING16.2%731,68510,416
NORTON14.0%1371,61911,569
NORWELL19.6%221,4477,398
NORWOOD10.3%2522,06120,093
OAK BLUFFS10.1%2603413,365
OAKHAM13.2%1591751,330
ORANGE12.7%1766254,911
ORLEANS22.0%91,1935,425
OTIS14.2%1301561,096
OXFORD11.9%1951,0498,815
PALMER12.4%1811,0048,082
PAXTON14.2%1304483,166
PEABODY9.0%2883,09034,513
PELHAM5.0%345581,168
PEMBROKE14.6%1171,77312,166
PEPPERELL18.0%391,4788,192
PERU10.9%23565595
PETERSHAM14.6%117140956
PHILLIPSTON11.3%2221341,181
PITTSFIELD9.7%2702,80528,988
PLAINFIELD8.1%30437457
PLAINVILLE14.9%1058335,576
PLYMOUTH14.3%1275,41137,728
PLYMPTON14.3%1272912,038
PRINCETON16.9%524682,770
PROVINCETOWN3.3%351942,863
QUINCY10.1%2606,40463,228
RANDOLPH6.3%3361,21019,302
RAYNHAM13.8%1431,2879,305
READING16.1%752,71116,861
REHOBOTH16.6%621,4048,473
REVERE7.3%3241,80124,541
RICHMOND11.0%2291311,194
ROCHESTER17.8%417023,949
ROCKLAND10.8%2381,29211,997
ROCKPORT10.7%2426055,630
ROWE13.1%16139298
ROWLEY15.9%796784,264
ROYALSTON12.8%172111867
RUSSELL19.5%241981,015
RUTLAND16.5%658995,452
SALEM7.8%3121,98825,515
SALISBURY12.8%1727766,044
SANDISFIELD11.8%19870591
SANDWICH19.6%223,00815,342
SAUGUS9.7%2701,70817,645
SAVOY6.3%33632510
SCITUATE16.8%552,20713,171
SEEKONK10.3%2521,0009,664
SHARON8.1%3041,00612,437
SHEFFIELD15.5%913442,217
SHELBURNE9.9%2641361,379
SHERBORN19.4%265973,072
SHIRLEY12.8%1725103,981
SHREWSBURY15.8%833,54222,393
SHUTESBURY5.9%342841,426
SOMERSET8.7%2911,17513,567
SOMERVILLE4.4%3481,88943,244
SOUTHAMPTON13.5%1525494,067
SOUTHBOROUGH18.1%371,2266,759
SOUTHBRIDGE9.5%2791,14912,065
SOUTH HADLEY11.7%2041,28811,037
SOUTHWICK22.6%61,4056,226
SPENCER12.3%1849597,783
SPRINGFIELD8.8%2898,08191,780
STERLING17.5%449995,708
STOCKBRIDGE11.0%2291631,487
STONEHAM10.8%2381,63515,128
STOUGHTON9.1%2841,60017,603
STOW14.8%1077044,772
STURBRIDGE17.5%441,1276,441
SUDBURY16.8%552,02512,033
SUNDERLAND8.6%2922052,379
SUTTON14.3%1279676,743
SWAMPSCOTT11.5%2151,18010,282
SWANSEA9.8%2691,14611,716
TAUNTON8.3%3032,75032,965
TEMPLETON12.0%1936065,037
TEWKSBURY11.6%2122,38320,474
TISBURY10.3%2523283,185
TOLLAND23.5%480340
TOPSFIELD20.0%188694,341
TOWNSEND16.5%651,0246,213
TRURO8.0%3081381,716
TYNGSBOROUGH13.4%1551,0858,101
TYRINGHAM11.7%20435300
UPTON16.2%738054,958
UXBRIDGE14.8%1071,4789,959
WAKEFIELD12.1%1912,03716,774
WALES14.1%1351811,285
WALPOLE13.8%1432,25116,355
WALTHAM9.7%2703,38835,100
WARE11.8%1987546,381
WAREHAM11.7%2041,78215,285
WARREN12.9%1694003,095
WARWICK11.7%20463537
WASHINGTON7.8%31234434
WATERTOWN7.9%3091,68321,437
WAYLAND13.3%1571,34410,095
WEBSTER10.9%2351,25811,573
WELLESLEY19.0%313,40517,937
WELLFLEET10.8%2382782,577
WENDELL3.7%35025681
WENHAM26.2%27292,782
WESTBOROUGH17.1%501,95311,406
WEST BOYLSTON13.8%1436814,945
WEST BRIDGEWATER16.7%588495,079
WEST BROOKFIELD15.1%983922,602
WESTFIELD18.9%334,46423,577
WESTFORD14.9%1052,27615,276
WESTHAMPTON10.3%2521261,223
WESTMINSTER16.5%659065,480
WEST NEWBURY20.9%136843,268
WESTON19.4%261,5317,885
WESTPORT11.9%1951,38911,711
WEST SPRINGFIELD14.7%1132,48616,960
WEST STOCKBRIDGE6.9%331731,053
WEST TISBURY7.4%3221702,311
WESTWOOD16.0%771,64310,242
WEYMOUTH10.3%2523,52334,258
WHATELY13.8%1431561,127
WHITMAN11.5%2151,1059,648
WILBRAHAM21.4%122,21210,328
WILLIAMSBURG7.5%3181431,912
WILLIAMSTOWN7.9%3093644,584
WILMINGTON12.0%1931,87015,550
WINCHENDON14.1%1359546,777
WINCHESTER14.8%1072,18114,753
WINDSOR9.6%27363659
WINTHROP8.5%29594111,078
WOBURN10.3%2522,59425,146
WORCESTER9.1%2848,55794,090
WORTHINGTON11.1%227102917
WRENTHAM19.0%311,4477,611
YARMOUTH17.7%423,18318,031
SOURCE: State Elections Division