Above is the Town Clerk's official election numbers broken down by district and absentee ballots for all 2011 candidates.
When calculating the actual numbers, First Selectman Matthew Knickerbocker won overwhelmingly, with 55.4 percent of the vote, Republican Kevin Cleary won 29.5 percent of the vote and CT Tea Party candidate Robert Burke won 15.1 percent.
This year there were about 4,400 residents that voted in this year's municipal elections, or about 40 percent of Bethel's 11,000 plus registered voters (out of population of more than 18,000).
According to the Connecticut Secretary of State's Office out was down slightly from the last municipal election in 2009, when approximately 42.8 percent of Bethel's registered voters participated.
More Bethel voters cast their ballots during , about 62 percent of all those registered. However, more voters participated in Tuesday's election compared to the past year's and referendums, in which 24.2 percent and nearly 9 percent voted respectively.
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