Election by the numbers: Himes, Murphy receive most votes in Ridgefield; Lamont tops Stefanowski (UPDATE)

UPDATE, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 — Official Ridgefield voting results are in.

John Frey received 6,326 to Aimee Berger-Girvalo's 5,888; Will Haskell topped Toni Boucher 6,596 to 6,144 votes; Ned Lamont carried the town with 6,385 votes to Stefanowski's 6,167 tallies.

12,910 residents voted in this election (69.8% turnout). By comparison, the 2016 presidential election received a 79% turnout. The previous governor's election in 2014 received a 57% turnout.

Congressman Jim Himes and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy were the town's two largest vote getters with 7,531 and 7,459 votes, respectively.

Based on the official numbers: the $48-million sewer upgrade question passed 7,067 'yes' to 4,687 'no' votes. Voters supported splitting Inlands Wetlands Board from the zoning commission with 8,861 'yes' votes to 2,928 'no' votes.

2018 Elections

Office Democrat Republican
Governor and Lt. Governor Ned Lamont & Susan Bysiewicz 6,385 Bob Stefanowski & Joe Markley 6,167
U.S Sen. Chris Murphy 7,621 Matthew Corey 4,990
Rep. in Congress (4th) Jim Himes 7,531 Harry Arora 5,169
State Sen. (26th) Will Haskell 6,596 Toni Boucher 6,144
State Rep. (111th) Aimee Berger-Girvalo 5,888 John H. Frey 6,326
State Rep. (138th) Kenneth Gucker 249 Michael Ferguson 274
Sec. of State Denise W. Merrill 6,836 Susan Chapman 5,623
Treasurer Shawn Wooden 6,603 Thad Gray 5,834
Comptroller Kevin Lembo 6,607 Kurt Miller 5,735
Attorney General William Tong 6,783 Sue Hatfield 5,716
Judge of Probate (45th) Daniel W. O’Grady 7,773 Unopposed
Registrar of Voters Cynthia A. Bruno 7,221 Wayne S. Floegel 5,121
Total votes cast 12,919

For more coverage, pickup a copy of Thursday's Ridgefield Press.