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1946Nov 5 1 The measure, by amendments of General Laws(Ter.Ed.)c.6, provides for an old age pension commission of three persons, one to be a qualified physician, another to be an attorney at law and a third to be a non-professional person, who are to be appointed and may be removed for cause by the Governor wit...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
11,070 46.2%
12,918 53.9%
Blank Votes 11,996  
Total Votes Cast 23,988  
Total Ballots Cast


35,984  
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1946Nov 5 2 Shall this measure which provides that no labor union may be operated or maintained unless there is filed with the Commissioner of Labor and Industries a statement signed by the President and Treasurer setting forth the union's officers, size, scale of dues, fees, fines, assessments and the salaries...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
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15,184 61.1%
9,653 38.9%
Blank Votes 11,149  
Total Votes Cast 24,837  
Total Ballots Cast


35,986  
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1946Nov 5 1 Shall the General Court enact legislation requiring jury service by women, with such reservations as it may prescribe?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
17,186 62.9%
10,153 37.1%
Blank Votes 8,647  
Total Votes Cast 27,339  
Total Ballots Cast 35,986  
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1946Nov 5 Shall the Senator in the General Court from this District be instructed to vote to request the President and the Congress of the United Sates to direct our Delegates to the United Nations to propose or support Amendments to its Charter which will strengthen the United Nations and make it a World Fed...See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,128 87.7%
1,001 12.3%
Blank Votes 2,534  
Total Votes Cast 8,129  
Total Ballots Cast


10,653  
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1946Nov 5 Shall the Senator in the General Court from this District be instructed to vote to request the President and the Congress of the United Sates to direct our Delegates to the United Nations to propose or support Amendments to its Charter which will strengthen the United Nations and make it ...Governme...See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,128 87.7%
1,001 12.3%
Blank Votes 2,534  
Total Votes Cast 8,129  
Total Ballots Cast


10,653  
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1946Nov 5 1 Shall the pari-mutuel system of betting on licensed horse races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
20,335 67.7%
9,687 32.3%
Blank Votes 5,964  
Total Votes Cast 30,022  
Total Ballots Cast 35,986  
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1946Nov 5 2 Shall the pari-mutuel system of betting on licensed dog races be permitted in the County?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
17,829 63.9%
10,078 36.1%
Blank Votes 8,079  
Total Votes Cast 27,907  
Total Ballots Cast 35,986  
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1946Nov 5 1 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whisky, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
18,739 59.4%
12,790 40.6%
Blank Votes 4,457  
Total Votes Cast 31,529  
Total Ballots Cast


35,986  
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1946Nov 5 2 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale there in of wines and malt beverages (wines and beer, ale and all other malt beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
18,270 60.8%
11,782 39.2%
Blank Votes 5,934  
Total Votes Cast 30,052  
Total Ballots Cast 35,986  
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1946Nov 5 3 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town ) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called, not to be drunk on the premises?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
21,933 73.1%
8,087 26.9%
Blank Votes 5,966  
Total Votes Cast 30,020  
Total Ballots Cast 35,986  
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1944Nov 7 1 This amendment amends Article XLVIII of the Amendments to the Constitution by striking out section three under the heading "The Initiative.II.Initiative petitions" and inserting in place thereof a new section which provides,- That an initiative petition for a constitutional amendment or a law sh...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
18,477 87.4%
2,655 12.6%
Blank Votes 21,704  
Total Votes Cast 21,132  
Total Ballots Cast


42,836  
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1944Nov 7 2 Shall an amendment to the constitution to provide that the General Court may prescribe the terms and conditions under which pardons of offences which are felonies may be granted which is further described as follows:- [see summary of question] -which proposed amendment was approved the General Court...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
13,937 60.3%
9,188 39.7%
Blank Votes 19,710  
Total Votes Cast 23,125  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 3 Shall an amendment to the constitution restoring Annual Sessions of the General Court and an Annual Budget which is further described as follows:- [see summary of question]- which proposed amendment was approved by the General Court and in a joint session of the two branches held July 8, 1941, recei...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
12,984 56.2%
10,140 43.9%
Blank Votes 19,711  
Total Votes Cast 23,124  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 4 Shall an amendment to the constitution providing for Absent Voting by Qualified Voters, who by Reason of Physical Disability are unable to vote in Person, which is further described as follows;- [see summary of question- which proposed amendment was approved by the General Court and in a joint sessi...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
19,700 83.4%
3,925 16.6%
Blank Votes 19,210  
Total Votes Cast 23,625  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 5 Shall a law described as follows This law amends chapter 271 of the General Laws by striking out section 22A, as previously amended, and inserting in place thereof a new section 22A, which provides that conducting or promoting a game of whist or bridge in connection with which prizes are offered to ...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
16,705 69.0%
7,505 31.0%
Blank Votes 18,625  
Total Votes Cast 24,210  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 1 Shall licenses be granted in this city(or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whisky, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)? 

Liquor Question: To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following ques...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
23,822 70.8%
9,829 29.2%
Blank Votes 9,184  
Total Votes Cast 33,651  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 2 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beer, ale and all other malt beverages)? 

Liquor Question: To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following questions - (a) If a voter ...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
23,775 72.9%
8,824 27.1%
Blank Votes 10,236  
Total Votes Cast 32,599  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1944Nov 7 3 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called not to be drunk on the premises? 

Liquor Question: To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following questions - (a) If a vot...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
26,420 79.6%
6,753 20.4%
Blank Votes 9,662  
Total Votes Cast 33,173  
Total Ballots Cast


42,835  
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1943Nov 2 1 Shall the measure providing for the Construction, purchase or lease and maintenance within the limits of the City of Somerville, of one or more plants for the manufacture or distribution of electricity for municipal use or for the use of its inhabitants, said measure being authorized by Sections 34 ...See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
7,349 33.1%
14,879 66.9%
Blank Votes 4,841  
Total Votes Cast 22,228  
Total Ballots Cast


27,069  
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1943Nov 2 2.1 Shall the City of Somerville vote that the office of Commissioner of Streets be placed within the classified civil service?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
10,386 46.1%
12,170 54.0%
Blank Votes 4,513  
Total Votes Cast 22,556  
Total Ballots Cast 27,069  
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1943Nov 2 2.2 "If it is voted to place the office of Commissioner of Streets within the classified civil service, shall the City of Somerville vote to provide for the continuance in said office of James J. Corbett, the present incumbent thereof, after passing a qualifying examination?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
8,003 39.5%
12,281 60.6%
Blank Votes 6,785  
Total Votes Cast 20,284  
Total Ballots Cast


27,069  
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1943Nov 2 3.1 "Shall the City of Somerville vote that the office of City Treasurer and Collector of Taxes be placed within the classified civil service?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
9,988 44.9%
12,254 55.1%
Blank Votes 4,827  
Total Votes Cast 22,242  
Total Ballots Cast 27,069  
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1943Nov 2 3.2 "If it is voted to place the office of City Treasurer and Collector of Taxes within the office of John J. Donahue, the present incumbent thereof, after passing a qualifying examination?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
8,002 39.4%
12,286 60.6%
Blank Votes 6,791  
Total Votes Cast 20,288  
Total Ballots Cast


27,079  
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1943Nov 2 4.1 "Shall the City of Somerville vote that the office of City Engineer be placed within the classified civil service?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
10,179 46.1%
11,882 53.9%
Blank Votes 5,008  
Total Votes Cast 22,061  
Total Ballots Cast 27,069  
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1943Nov 2 4.2 If it is voted to place the office of City Engineer within the classified civil service, shall the City of Somerville vote to provide for the continuance in said office of Thomas E. Hegarty, the present incumbent,, thereof, after passing a qualifying examination?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
8,183 40.0%
12,288 60.0%
Blank Votes 6,598  
Total Votes Cast 20,471  
Total Ballots Cast


27,069  
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1942Nov 3 1 Shall the proposed measure,- [see summary of question] -which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 77 in the affirmative and 133 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 16 in the affirmative and 18 in the negative, be approved? 

Shall the proposed measu...See Details »
Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
8,920 32.8%
18,318 67.3%
Blank Votes 5,405  
Total Votes Cast 27,238  
Total Ballots Cast


32,643  
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1942Nov 3 Shall the State Representative from this district (24th Middlesex District) be instructed to vote to request the President and Congress to call at the earliest possible moment a convention of Representatives of all free peoples, to frame a Federal Constitution under which they may unity in a Democra...See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question 24th Middlesex District
Choice Vote Count %
8,988 75.4%
2,926 24.6%
Blank Votes 6,821  
Total Votes Cast 11,914  
Total Ballots Cast


18,735  
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1942Nov 3 1 Shall the pari-mutual system of betting on licensed horse races be permitted in this countySee Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
18,367 67.9%
8,686 32.1%
Blank Votes 5,600  
Total Votes Cast 27,053  
Total Ballots Cast 32,653  
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1942Nov 3 2 Shall the pari-mutuel system of betting on licensed dog races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
16,269 63.9%
9,188 36.1%
Blank Votes 7,186  
Total Votes Cast 25,457  
Total Ballots Cast 32,643  
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1942Nov 3 1 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whisky, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,710 67.8%
9,344 32.2%
Blank Votes 3,589  
Total Votes Cast 29,054  
Total Ballots Cast


32,643  
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1942Nov 3 2 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beer, ale and all other malt beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,152 69.6%
8,352 30.4%
Blank Votes 5,139  
Total Votes Cast 27,504  
Total Ballots Cast 32,643  
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1942Nov 3 3 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called, not to be drunk on the premises?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
21,012 75.9%
6,669 24.1%
Blank Votes 4,962  
Total Votes Cast 27,681  
Total Ballots Cast 32,643  
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1942Nov 3 1 Shall the City of Somerville vote that the office of Superintendent of Sanitary Department be placed within the classified civil service?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,600 80.9%
4,643 19.2%
Blank Votes 8,400  
Total Votes Cast 24,243  
Total Ballots Cast 32,643  
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1942Nov 3 2 If it is voted to place the office of Superintendent of Sanitary Department within the classified service, shall the City of Somerville vote to provide for the continuance in said office of John F. Meskell, the present incumbent thereof, after passing a qualifying examination?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
16,564 76.5%
5,081 23.5%
Blank Votes 10,998  
Total Votes Cast 21,645  
Total Ballots Cast


32,643  
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1940Nov 5 Shall section eight A of chapter forty-four of the General Laws, relative to submitting to the voters of certain cities the question of approving or disapproving orders authorizing the issue of bonds, notes or certificates of indebtedness for certain purposes, be accepted?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
16,382 77.3%
4,810 22.7%
Blank Votes 14,902  
Total Votes Cast 21,192  
Total Ballots Cast


36,094  
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1940Nov 5 Shall the Senator from this district be instructed to vote for the establishment of a lottery to be conducted by the Commonwealth, which shall be known as the Old Age Assistance Sweepstakes, the net proceeds of which shall provide additional revenue for the Old Age Assistance?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,946 66.0%
3,586 34.1%
Blank Votes 2,561  
Total Votes Cast 10,532  
Total Ballots Cast


13,093  
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1940Nov 5 1 Shall the Senator form this district be instructed to vote for legislation providing for ten dollar weekly payments to each recipient of old age assistance?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question 2nd Middlesex District
Choice Vote Count %
8,405 80.2%
2,077 19.8%
Blank Votes 2,611  
Total Votes Cast 10,482  
Total Ballots Cast 13,093  
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1940Nov 5 1 Shall the Senator form this district be instructed to vote for legislation providing for ten dollar weekly payments to each recipient of old age assistance?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question 3rd Middlesex District
Choice Vote Count %
21,763 80.2%
3,561 19.8%
Blank Votes 7,855  
Total Votes Cast 25,324  
Total Ballots Cast 33,179  
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1940Nov 5 2 Shall the Senator from this district be instructed to vote for the establishment of a lottery to be conducted by the Commonwealth, which shall be known as the Old Age Assistance Sweepstakes, the net proceeds of which shall provide additional revenue for the Old Age Assistance Fund?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question 3rd Middlesex District
Choice Vote Count %
19,267 76.9%
5,798 23.1%
Blank Votes 8,114  
Total Votes Cast 25,065  
Total Ballots Cast


33,179  
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1940Nov 5 1.1 To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following question:- (1) Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whiskey, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
22,941 57.6%
16,881 42.4%
Blank Votes 6,450  
Total Votes Cast 39,822  
Total Ballots Cast


46,272  
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1940Nov 5 1.2 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beer, ale and all other malt beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
22,145 58.7%
15,573 41.3%
Blank Votes 8,551  
Total Votes Cast 37,718  
Total Ballots Cast 46,269  
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1940Nov 5 1.3 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called not to be drunk on the premises?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
26,838 70.0%
11,507 30.0%
Blank Votes 7,927  
Total Votes Cast 38,345  
Total Ballots Cast 46,272  
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1938Nov 8 1 Shall an amendment to the Constitution providing for biennial sessions of the General Court and for a biennial budget which is further described as follows: [see summary] be approved? 

This amendment annuls all existing provisions of the Constitution and its prior amendments which re...See Details »
Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
17,111 61.3%
10,798 38.7%
Blank Votes 13,460  
Total Votes Cast 27,909  
Total Ballots Cast


41,369  
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1938Nov 8 Shall the proposed measure which provides that in any city or town which accepts its terms, the licensing authorities shall establish free public taxicab stands for the use of all taxicabs and motor vehicles for hire, whose owners are licensed within such city or town, and shall abolish all other fo...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
17,492 54.3%
14,714 45.7%
Blank Votes 9,163  
Total Votes Cast 32,206  
Total Ballots Cast


41,369  
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1938Nov 8 Shall representative to the General Court from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation barring from employment, in the public service, married women whose husbands are employed?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
23,918 70.8%
9,871 29.2%
Blank Votes 7,580  
Total Votes Cast 33,789  
Total Ballots Cast


41,369  
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1938Nov 8 4.1 Shall the pari-mutual system of betting on licensed horse races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
21,804 63.1%
12,746 36.9%
Blank Votes 6,818  
Total Votes Cast 34,550  
Total Ballots Cast 41,368  
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1938Nov 8 4.2 Shall the pari-mutuel system of betting on licensed dog races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
18,057 55.5%
14,479 44.5%
Blank Votes 8,833  
Total Votes Cast 32,536  
Total Ballots Cast 41,369  
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1938Nov 8 3.1 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whisky, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages? 

To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following questions: (a) If ...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,040 52.7%
17,080 47.3%
Blank Votes 5,244  
Total Votes Cast 36,120  
Total Ballots Cast


41,364  
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1938Nov 8 3.2 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beet, ale and all other malt beverages)? 

To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following questions: (a) If a voter desires to perm...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,811 56.2%
15,430 43.8%
Blank Votes 6,128  
Total Votes Cast 35,241  
Total Ballots Cast


41,369  
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1938Nov 8 3.3 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called, not to be drunk on the premises? 

To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on all three of the following questions: (a) If a voter desires to ...See Details »
Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
22,979 64.1%
12,855 35.9%
Blank Votes 5,535  
Total Votes Cast 35,834  
Total Ballots Cast


41,369  
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1937Nov 2 'An Act Relative to the Awarding of Certain Contracts and the Making of Certain Leases by the City of Somerville', be accepted.See Details » Referendum City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
14,314 66.0%
7,368 34.0%
Blank Votes 15,287  
Total Votes Cast 21,682  
Total Ballots Cast 36,969  
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1936Nov 3 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and Thirty-Sixth, entitled "An act relative to the Salaries of Members of the Board of Aldermen, in the city of Somerville, ' be accepted?See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
14,304 50.6%
13,948 49.4%
Blank Votes 13,790  
Total Votes Cast 28,252  
Total Ballots Cast


42,042  
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1936Nov 3 Shall the State Representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of amending the State constitution for the purpose of limiting the amount of taxes, for all purposes, which may be legally levied against any real estate within the Commonwealth to a sum not exceeding $25.00 for each on...See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
21,515 79.4%
5,586 20.6%
Blank Votes 9,323  
Total Votes Cast 27,101  
Total Ballots Cast


36,424  
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1936Nov 3 Shall licenses be granted in this city( or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whisky, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
20,760 57.4%
15,426 42.6%
Blank Votes 5,856  
Total Votes Cast 36,186  
Total Ballots Cast


42,042  
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1936Nov 3 1.2 Shall licenses be granted in this city( or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beer, ale and all other malt beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
20,195 58.3%
14,425 41.7%
Blank Votes 7,422  
Total Votes Cast 34,620  
Total Ballots Cast 42,042  
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1936Nov 3 1.3 Shall licenses be granted in this city(or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages in packages, so called, not to be drunk on the premises?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
22,099 63.4%
12,770 36.6%
Blank Votes 7,173  
Total Votes Cast 34,869  
Total Ballots Cast 42,042  
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1934Nov 6 Shall a law described as follows: -[see summary of question below] and which was approved by both branches of the General Court by vote not recorded, be approved? 

This law amends General Laws, chapter 131, as previously amended by repealing section 105A thereof and adding thereto th...See Details »
Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
10,214 56.3%
7,932 43.7%
Blank Votes 16,262  
Total Votes Cast 18,146  
Total Ballots Cast


34,408  
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1934Nov 6 Shall the pari-mutual system of betting on licensed horse races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
19,587 69.0%
8,790 31.0%
Blank Votes 6,031  
Total Votes Cast 28,377  
Total Ballots Cast 34,408  
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1934Nov 6 Shall the pari-mutual system of betting on licensed dog races be permitted in this county?See Details » Local Measure Middlesex County
Choice Vote Count %
14,499 55.8%
11,503 44.2%
Blank Votes 8,406  
Total Votes Cast 26,002  
Total Ballots Cast 34,408  
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1934Nov 6 To obtain a full expression of opinion, voters should vote on both of the following questions: 1. Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of all alcoholic beverages (whiskey, rum, gin, malt beverages, wines and all other alcoholic beverages)?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
17,082 56.8%
12,969 43.2%
Blank Votes 7,583  
Total Votes Cast 30,051  
Total Ballots Cast


37,634  
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1934Nov 6 Shall licenses be granted in this city (or town) for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages (wines and beet, ale and all other malt beverages)?"See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
17,107 59.2%
11,791 40.8%
Blank Votes 5,510  
Total Votes Cast 28,898  
Total Ballots Cast 34,408  
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1934Nov 6 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four, entitled 'An Act providing for the Appointment of the City Auditor of the City of Somerville by the Mayor, Subject to Confirmation by the Board of Aldermen'. be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
13,166 52.3%
12,018 47.7%
Blank Votes 9,235  
Total Votes Cast 25,184  
Total Ballots Cast


34,419  
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1934Nov 6 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four, entitled 'An Act providing for the Appointment of the City Treasurer of the City of Somerville by the Mayor, Subject to Confirmation by the Board of Aldermen', be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
12,804 51.3%
12,165 48.7%
Blank Votes 9,439  
Total Votes Cast 24,969  
Total Ballots Cast


34,408  
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1934Nov 6 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four, entitled 'An Act reducing the Membership of the School Committee of the City of Somerville,' be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
13,423 53.3%
11,763 46.7%
Blank Votes 9,222  
Total Votes Cast 25,186  
Total Ballots Cast


34,408  
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1934Nov 6 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four, entitled 'An Act reducing the Membership of the Board of Aldermen, of the City of Somerville, be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
13,624 53.9%
11,651 46.1%
Blank Votes 9,133  
Total Votes Cast 25,275  
Total Ballots Cast


34,408  
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1933Nov 7 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-three, entitled 'An Act placing the office of chief engineer of the fire department of the City of Somerville under the civil service laws', be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
19,963 59.3%
3,860 11.5%
Blank Votes 9,832  
Total Votes Cast 23,823  
Total Ballots Cast


33,655  
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1933Jun 13 Shall licenses be granted in this city for the sale therein of wines and malt beverages?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
9,146 68.7%
4,167 31.3%
Blank Votes 295  
Total Votes Cast 13,313  
Total Ballots Cast 13,608  
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1932Nov 8 1 Shall the proposed law... [see summary of question below] which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 50 in the affirmative and 151 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 13 in the affirmative and 21 in the negative, be approved? 

Shall the proposed law...See Details »
Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
9,166 39.0%
14,334 61.0%
Blank Votes 14,166  
Total Votes Cast 23,500  
Total Ballots Cast


37,666  
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1932Nov 8 2 Shall the proposed law which provides for an additional method of nominating candidates for nomination, at the state primaries in September, by members of political parties, at the state primaries in September, by members of political parties, for those offices to be filled by all voters of the Comm...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
13,976 66.4%
7,062 33.6%
Blank Votes 16,628  
Total Votes Cast 21,038  
Total Ballots Cast


37,666  
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1932Nov 8 3 Is it desirable that the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States, "[see sumary of question below]" be ratified by the General Court?  

Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators ...See Details »
Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
18,795 83.0%
3,838 17.0%
Blank Votes 15,033  
Total Votes Cast 22,633  
Total Ballots Cast


37,666  
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1932Nov 8 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-two, entitled 'An Act establishing non-partisan municipal elections in the City of Somerville', be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
17,515 66.0%
9,080 34.0%
Blank Votes 10,971  
Total Votes Cast 26,595  
Total Ballots Cast


37,566  
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1928Nov 6 Shall the proposed law... [see summary of question below] which law was disapproved in the Senate by a vote of 9 in the affirmative and 22 in the negative, and in the House of Representatives by a vote of 93 in the affirmative and 110 in the negative, be approved? 

Shall the proposed...See Details »
Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
21,673 63.1%
12,661 36.9%
Blank Votes 6,543  
Total Votes Cast 34,334  
Total Ballots Cast


40,877  
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1928Nov 6 Shall the senator from this district be instructed to vote for a resolution requesting Congress to take action for the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, known as the prohibition amendment?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
20,798 61.9%
12,824 38.1%
Blank Votes 7,255  
Total Votes Cast 33,622  
Total Ballots Cast


40,877  
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1927Nov 8 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-seven, entitled 'An Act to establish the salary of members of the board of alderment of Somerville', be accepted?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
11,226 55.3%
9,059 44.7%
Blank Votes 6,440  
Total Votes Cast 20,285  
Total Ballots Cast


26,725  
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1926Nov 2 1 Shall an amendment to the constitution which authorized the General Court to establish in any corporate town containing more than six thousand inhabitants a form of town government providing for town meetings limited to such inhabitants of the town as may be elected for the purpose, which received i...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
11,228 27.2%
3,662 8.9%
Blank Votes 11,568  
Total Votes Cast 14,890  
Total Ballots Cast


26,458  
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1926Nov 2 2 Shall a law which amends existing law by striking out the provisions that veterans who pass Civil Service Examinations shall be placed upon the eligible lists above all other applicants, that disabled veterans shall be placed ahead of all other veterans, and that disabled veterans shall be appointed...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
9,345 72.3%
10,127 27.7%
Blank Votes 6,986  
Total Votes Cast 19,472  
Total Ballots Cast


26,458  
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1924Nov 4 1 Shall an amendment to the constitution relative to the qualifications of voters for certain state officers (striking out the word "male"), which received in a joint session of the two Houses held May 24, 1921, 258 votes in the affirmative and none in the negative, and at a joint session of the two H...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
12,363 65.8%
6,436 34.2%
Blank Votes 12,516  
Total Votes Cast 18,799  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1924Nov 4 2 Shall an amendment to the constitution to enable women to hold any state, county, or municipal office, and which further provides that a change of name of any woman, holding a Notary Public Commission, shall not render her commission void but she shall re-register under her new name and shall pay su...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
12,819 64.9%
6,932 35.1%
Blank Votes 11,564  
Total Votes Cast 19,751  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1924Nov 4 3 Shall a law (Chapter 370 of the Acts of 1923) which provides that no person shall manufacture, transport by aircraft, watercraft or vehicles, import or export spirituous or intoxicating liquor, as defined by section 3 of chapter 138 of the General Laws. or certain non-intoxicating beverages, as defi...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
13,486 55.5%
10,827 44.5%
Blank Votes 7,002  
Total Votes Cast 24,313  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1924Nov 4 4 Shall a law (Chapter 454 of the Acts pf 1923),- [see summary of question below] -which law was approved by both branches of the General Court by votes not recorded, and approved by His Excellency the Governor, be approved? 

Shall a law (Chapter 454 of the Acts pf 1923), which provide...See Details »
Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,939 31.2%
15,295 68.8%
Blank Votes 9,081  
Total Votes Cast 22,234  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1924Nov 4 5 Shall a law (Chapter 473 of the Acts of 1923) [see summary of question below], be approved? 

Shall a law (Chapter 473 of the Acts of 1923) which amends existing legislation on the same subject and provides that, subject to certain limitations, no person shall engage or be financially...See Details »
Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
12,058 70.4%
5,070 29.6%
Blank Votes 14,187  
Total Votes Cast 17,128  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1924Nov 4 6 Shall daylight saving be retained by law in Massachusetts?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
14,157 58.9%
9,882 41.1%
Blank Votes 7,276  
Total Votes Cast 24,039  
Total Ballots Cast 31,315  
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1924Nov 4 7 Is it desirable that the general court ratify the following proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States:-"Section 1. The Congress shall have power to limit, regulate, and prohibit the labor of persons under eighteen years of age. Section 2. The power of the several States is unimpair...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,009 23.8%
19,216 76.2%
Blank Votes 6,090  
Total Votes Cast 25,225  
Total Ballots Cast


31,315  
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1923Dec 11 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of certain non-intoxicating beverages in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
7,266 42.5%
9,822 57.5%
Blank Votes 4,384  
Total Votes Cast 17,088  
Total Ballots Cast 21,472  
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1922Nov 7 Shall an amendment to the constitution relative to roll calls in the General Court on the adoption of preambles of emergency laws, which received in a joint session of the two Houses held May 27, 1920, 169 votes in the affirmative and 15 in the negative, and at a joint session of the two Houses held...See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
9,709 64.8%
5,273 35.2%
Blank Votes 6,705  
Total Votes Cast 14,982  
Total Ballots Cast


21,687  
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1922Nov 7 Shall a law (Chapter 368 of the Acts of 1921) which provides that any voluntary association composed of five or more persons, and not subject to the first eleven sections of chapter 182 of the General Laws. may sue or be sued in its common name, that in any suit against such association service may ...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
8,596 55.9%
6,793 44.1%
Blank Votes 6,298  
Total Votes Cast 15,389  
Total Ballots Cast


21,687  
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1922Nov 7 Shall a law(Chapter 4 8 of the Acts of 1921) which provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to exhibit or display publicly in this Commonwealth any motion picture film unless such film has been submitted to and approved by the Commissioner of Public Safety, who may, subject to the appeal gi...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,605 29.5%
13,375 70.5%
Blank Votes 2,707  
Total Votes Cast 18,980  
Total Ballots Cast


21,687  
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1922Nov 7 Shall a law(Chapter 427 of the Acts of 1922 )enacted to enforce in Massachusetts the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which provides that except as authorized by the act, the manufacture, sale, barter, transportation, importation, exportation, delivery, furnishing or po...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
8,817 47.0%
9,935 53.0%
Blank Votes 2,935  
Total Votes Cast 18,752  
Total Ballots Cast


21,687  
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1922Nov 7 Shall a law(Chapter 459 of the Acts of 1922) which provides that a District Attorney shall be a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth, passed in the House of Representatives by a majority not recorded, and in the Senate by a majority not recorded, and approved by His Excellency the Governor , be app...See Details » Referendum State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
11,155 63.9%
6,297 36.1%
Blank Votes 4,235  
Total Votes Cast 17,452  
Total Ballots Cast


21,687  
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1921Dec 13 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of certain non-intoxicating beverages in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
5,143 37.0%
8,751 63.0%
Blank Votes 2,992  
Total Votes Cast 13,894  
Total Ballots Cast 16,886  
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1920Nov 2 Shall an act entitled "An Act to regulate the Manufacture and Sale of Beer, Cider and light wines," and in which it is provided that all beverages containing not less than one half of one per cent and not more than two and three fourths per cent of alcohol by weight at sixty degrees Fahrenheit shall...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
8,938 41.9%
12,400 58.1%
Blank Votes 3,041  
Total Votes Cast 21,338  
Total Ballots Cast


24,379  
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1919Nov 4 Shall the Rearrangement of the Constitution of the Commonwealth, submitted by the ConstitutionalConvention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,928 82.6%
1,458 17.4%
Blank Votes 3,623  
Total Votes Cast 8,386  
Total Ballots Cast 12,009  
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1919Nov 4 Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year nineteen hundred and nineteen, entitled "An Act relative to the establishment and maintenance of continuation schools and courses of instruction for employed minors", be accepted?See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,802 85.2%
1,352 14.8%
Blank Votes 2,855  
Total Votes Cast 9,154  
Total Ballots Cast


12,009  
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1919Nov 4 Shall Chapter 116, General in savings Acts of 1919, approved by the General Court trust without division, which provides that deposits in savings banks and savings departments of trust companies may be placed on interest once a month and not oftener; that dividends on such deposits may be declared s...See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,953 64.4%
3,293 35.6%
Blank Votes 2,764  
Total Votes Cast 9,246  
Total Ballots Cast


12,010  
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1919Nov 4 Shall an act passed in the year nineteen hundred and nineteen, to provide for the division into day and night forces of permanent members of fire departments, known as the two platoon system be accepted?See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,751 62.2%
4,112 37.9%
Blank Votes 1,146  
Total Votes Cast 10,863  
Total Ballots Cast


12,009  
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1919Nov 4 Shall the Representatives from this district be instructed to vote for legislation to regulate and license the manutacture and sale of beverages containing not over four per cent of alcohol by weight and to define same to be non-intoxicating?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
3,222 64.3%
1,789 35.7%
Blank Votes 627  
Total Votes Cast 5,011  
Total Ballots Cast


5,638  
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1919Dec 23 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquors in the city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
2,777 54.7%
2,297 45.3%
Blank Votes 261  
Total Votes Cast 5,074  
Total Ballots Cast 5,335  
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1919Nov 4 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and nineteen, entitled 'An Act to provide for biennial elections in the city of Somerville', be accepted?See Details » Initiative Petition City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
6,460 71.2%
2,618 28.8%
Blank Votes 2,931  
Total Votes Cast 9,078  
Total Ballots Cast


12,009  
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1918Dec 10 Shall the Article of Amendment to provide for the more efficient administration of the the business of the Commonwealth, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,466 72.4%
1,707 27.7%
Blank Votes 3,433  
Total Votes Cast 6,173  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to the establishment of the popular initiative and referendum and the legislative initiative of specific amendments of the Constitution, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,203 51.5%
3,955 48.5%
Blank Votes 1,448  
Total Votes Cast 8,158  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment Relative to the Public Interest in Natural Resources, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved or ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,500 66.0%
2,314 34.0%
Blank Votes 2,792  
Total Votes Cast 6,814  
Total Ballots Cast 9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment to Provide for the Regulation of Advertising in Public Places, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,297 75.2%
1,743 24.8%
Blank Votes 2,580  
Total Votes Cast 7,040  
Total Ballots Cast 9,620  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to the Preservation and Maintenance of Property of Historical and Antiquarian Interest, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved an ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,991 74.1%
1,743 25.9%
Blank Votes 2,872  
Total Votes Cast 6,734  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to Adjournments of the General Court, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
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4,060 64.5%
2,236 35.5%
Blank Votes 3,310  
Total Votes Cast 6,296  
Total Ballots Cast 9,576  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment authorizing the General Court to prescribe, subject to certain restrictions, the manner of the appointment and removal of military and naval officers to be commissioned by the Governor, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,316 69.1%
1,933 30.9%
Blank Votes 3,327  
Total Votes Cast 6,249  
Total Ballots Cast


9,576  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment defining the powers and duties of the General Court relative to the military and naval forces, and of the Governor, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,344 70.7%
1,799 29.3%
Blank Votes 3,463  
Total Votes Cast 6,143  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment providing for the succession, in cases of vacancies in the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor, by the secretary, attorney-general, treasurer and receiver general, and auditor, in the order named be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,814 74.8%
1,623 25.2%
Blank Votes 3,169  
Total Votes Cast 6,437  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment authorizing the Governor to return to the General Court with a recommendation for amendment bills and resolves which have been laid before him, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,575 74.2%
1,595 25.9%
Blank Votes 3,436  
Total Votes Cast 6,170  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment providing that Women shall be Eligible to Appointment as Notaries Public, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,077 62.6%
2,433 37.4%
Blank Votes 3,096  
Total Votes Cast 6,510  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to the Retirement of Judicial Officers, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
1,396 44.1%
1,773 56.0%
Blank Votes 3,437  
Total Votes Cast 3,169  
Total Ballots Cast 6,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Articles of Amendment relative to the Revocation or Alteration of Grants, Franchises, Privileges or Immunities, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved or ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,503 73.5%
1,628 26.6%
Blank Votes 3,475  
Total Votes Cast 6,131  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to the Power of the General Court to Limit Buildings according to their Use or Construction to Specified Districts of Cities and Towns, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,485 72.0%
1,744 28.0%
Blank Votes 3,377  
Total Votes Cast 6,229  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to Compulsory Voting at Elections, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
3,760 56.9%
2,853 43.1%
Blank Votes 2,993  
Total Votes Cast 6,613  
Total Ballots Cast 9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the amendment of the Constitution limiting the power of the General Court to lend the credit of the Commonwealth and to contract loans, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,313 69.3%
1,915 30.8%
Blank Votes 3,378  
Total Votes Cast 6,228  
Total Ballots Cast 9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the amendment to the Constitution providing for a state budget and the veto by the Governor of items or parts of items in appropriation bills be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,433 72.7%
1,662 27.3%
Blank Votes 3,511  
Total Votes Cast 6,095  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the amendment of the Constitution providing for biennial elections of state officers, councillors and members of the General Court, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
3,860 60.0%
2,575 40.0%
Blank Votes 3,171  
Total Votes Cast 6,435  
Total Ballots Cast 9,606  
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1918Nov 5 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to Service on Certain Legislative Recess Committees and Commissions, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,343 70.2%
1,842 29.8%
Blank Votes 3,421  
Total Votes Cast 6,185  
Total Ballots Cast


9,606  
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1918Dec 10 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquors in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
690 26.3%
1,935 73.7%
Blank Votes 161  
Total Votes Cast 2,625  
Total Ballots Cast 2,786  
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1917Nov 6 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to absentee voting, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,256 80.9%
1,474 19.1%
Blank Votes 1,260  
Total Votes Cast 7,730  
Total Ballots Cast 8,990  
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1917Nov 6 In place of Article 18 of the Articles of Amendment of the Constitution, shall the Article of Amendment relative to appropriations for educational and benevolent purposes, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,593 67.0%
2,761 33.1%
Blank Votes 636  
Total Votes Cast 8,354  
Total Ballots Cast


8,990  
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1917Nov 6 Shall the Article of Amendment relative to the taking and distribution by the Commonwealth and its municipalities of the common necessaries of life, submitted by the Constitutional Convention, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,906 88.3%
917 11.7%
Blank Votes 1,167  
Total Votes Cast 7,823  
Total Ballots Cast


8,990  
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1917Dec 11 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquors in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
1,291 27.2%
3,457 72.8%
Blank Votes 232  
Total Votes Cast 4,748  
Total Ballots Cast 4,980  
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1917Dec 11 Shall the laborers, teamsters and mechanics employed by the city of Somerville receive a half-holiday on Saturdays without loss of pay?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
3,290 69.2%
1,462 30.8%
Blank Votes 234  
Total Votes Cast 4,752  
Total Ballots Cast 4,986  
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1916Nov 7 Shall there be a convention to revise, alter of amend the constitution of the commonwealth?See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,777 66.4%
2,920 33.6%
Blank Votes 4,060  
Total Votes Cast 8,697  
Total Ballots Cast 12,757  
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1916Nov 7 Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year nineteen hundred and sixteen, to make the first day of January, known as New Year's Day, a legal holiday, be approved and become law?See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
8,308 78.6%
2,266 21.4%
Blank Votes 2,183  
Total Votes Cast 10,574  
Total Ballots Cast


12,757  
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1916Nov 7 Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and sixteen, entitled 'An Act to prevent the voters of one political party from voting in the primaries of another political party' be approved and become law?See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
5,546 60.7%
3,592 39.3%
Blank Votes 3,619  
Total Votes Cast 9,138  
Total Ballots Cast


12,757  
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1916Nov 7 Shall the Representative or Representatives from this district be instructed to support the adoption of an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth, providing for some form of the initiative and referendum which shall give to the voters the power to accept or reject statutes and constitutio...See Details » Advisory/Public Policy Question State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,135 75.9%
1,554 24.1%
Blank Votes 4,065  
Total Votes Cast 8,689  
Total Ballots Cast


12,754  
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1916Nov 7 Shall an act, passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and sixteen, to authorize cities to maintain schools of agriculture and horticulture and to make provision, in certain instances, for the temporary housing of persons attending the school, be accepted?See Details » Initiative Petition State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
6,566 75.9%
2,089 24.1%
Blank Votes 4,102  
Total Votes Cast 8,655  
Total Ballots Cast


12,757  
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1916Dec 12 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquors in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
1,100 20.9%
4,158 79.1%
Blank Votes 271  
Total Votes Cast 5,258  
Total Ballots Cast 5,529  
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1916Dec 12 Shall chapter 291 of the General Acts of the Legislature for the year 1916, entitled "An Act Relative to the Tenure of Office of Chiefs of Fire Departments in the Metropolitan Fire Prevention District", be accepted by this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
1,930 57.1%
1,453 43.0%
Blank Votes 2,146  
Total Votes Cast 3,383  
Total Ballots Cast


5,529  
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1915Nov 2 Shall the proposed amendment to the constitution, empowering the general court to authorize the taking of land to relieve congestion of population and to provide homes for citizens be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,473 77.7%
2,147 22.3%
Blank Votes 2,001  
Total Votes Cast 9,620  
Total Ballots Cast


11,621  
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1915Nov 2 Shall the following proposed amendment to the constitution, enabling women to vote, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
4,387 40.7%
6,402 59.3%
Blank Votes 832  
Total Votes Cast 10,789  
Total Ballots Cast 11,621  
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1915Nov 2 Shall the following proposed amendment to the constitution, relative to the taxation of income and the granting of reasonable exemptions, be approved and ratified?See Details » Constitutional Amendment State of Massachusetts
Choice Vote Count %
7,011 75.2%
2,312 24.8%
Blank Votes 2,298  
Total Votes Cast 9,323  
Total Ballots Cast 11,621  
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1915Dec 14 Shall licenses be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquors in this city?See Details » Local Measure City of Somerville
Choice Vote Count %
1,705 24.5%
5,262 75.5%
Blank Votes 376  
Total Votes Cast 6,967  
Total Ballots Cast 7,343  
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