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Election Day 2012: Waterford's Information Center

Where to vote, the list of candidates, and how the town voted in past elections. Check back mid-day for updates from the polling stations.

Update: There were long lines at several of Waterford's polling places Tuesday. Here is a full recap of the morning's events, as well some commentary provided by Waterfod's Republican and Democratic Town Chairs.

Original Story: Good morning, and welcome to Election Day 2012!

Today, Waterford residents go to the polls to choose a president, a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Representative from the Second District, a state Senator from the 20th District and a state Representative from the 38th District.

See below for information on where to go to cast your ballot and the list of candidates. We've also included how Waterford voted in 2008, the year of the last presidential election, and in 2010, the last mid-term election.

Read it over, then visit your local polling station between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. to make your voice heard! And be sure to check back with Patch for updates throughout the day, including the announcement of the winners as soon as votes are tallied.

Waterford Polling Stations

  • District #1: Town Hall, 15 Rope Ferry Road
  • District #2: Quaker Hill Elementary School, 286 Bloomingdale Road
  • District #3: Oswegatchie Elementary School, 470 Boston Post Road
  • District #4: Great Neck Elementary School, 165 Great Neck Road

How Waterford Voted in 2008 (82% Turnout)

(D=Democrat; R=Republican)

PRESIDENT

  • Obama-Biden (D) — 6,301 votes
  • McCain-Palin (R) — 4,376 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SECOND DISTRICT

  • Joe Courtney (D) —  6,888 votes
  • Sean Sullivan (R) — 3,162 votes

20th SENATE DISTRICT

  • Andrea Stillman (D) —  6,859 votes
  • Thomas Simones (R) — 3,068 votes

38th ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Betsy Ritter, unopposed (D) — 7,890 votes

How Waterford Voted in 2010 (60% Turnout)

(D=Democrat; R=Republican)

U.S. SENATE

  • Richard Blumenthal (D) — 4,430 votes
  • Linda McMahon (R) — 3,126 votes

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SECOND DISTRICT

  • Joe Courtney (D) — 5,202 votes
  • Janet Peckinpaugh (R) — 2,417 votes

20th SENATE DISTRICT

  • Andrea Stillman (D) — 4,988 votes
  • Daniel Docker (R) — 2,472 votes

38th ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

  • Betsy Ritter (D) — 4,618 votes
  • Tony Siragusa (R) — 2,995 votes

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