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.
|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.