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Chapter 91 of the General Acts of 1933 brought the position of Chief Engineer of the Somerville Fire Department (Fire Chief) under the provisions of the Civil Service Law. The Question before the voters is whether or not this practice should be continued. If adopted, the revocation would not apply to a present permanent incumbent in the position.

1979 Nov 6 :: City of Somerville :: Question 2 :: Local MeasureShall the vote of the Board of Aldermen rescinding the acceptance of Chapter 91 of the General Acts of 1933 be approved?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
6,781
14,054
4,078
20,835
24,913
Precinct 1
 
199
304
87
503
590
Precinct 2
 
122
309
84
431
515
Precinct 3
 
172
334
85
506
591
Precinct 4
 
188
380
90
568
658
Precinct 5
 
151
323
86
474
560
Precinct 1
 
54
90
86
144
230
Precinct 2
 
160
298
85
458
543
Precinct 3
 
64
177
54
241
295
Precinct 4
 
120
390
74
510
584
Precinct 5
 
191
262
105
453
558
Precinct 6
 
148
176
105
324
429
Precinct 1
 
164
528
143
692
835
Precinct 2
 
181
339
121
520
641
Precinct 3
 
242
341
116
583
699
Precinct 4
 
164
403
96
567
663
Precinct 5
 
148
317
91
465
556
Precinct 1
 
182
413
115
595
710
Precinct 2
 
168
272
138
440
578
Precinct 3
 
217
371
141
588
729
Precinct 4
 
204
479
107
683
790
Precinct 5
 
228
444
173
672
845
Precinct 6
 
168
562
100
730
830
Precinct 1
 
140
425
113
565
678
Precinct 2
 
216
318
117
534
651
Precinct 3
 
175
367
77
542
619
Precinct 4
 
203
417
102
620
722
Precinct 5
 
135
387
89
522
611
Precinct 6
 
168
439
90
607
697
Precinct 1
 
208
451
145
659
804
Precinct 2
 
243
391
117
634
751
Precinct 3
 
174
388
100
562
662
Precinct 4
 
177
433
101
610
711
Precinct 5
 
161
298
80
459
539
Precinct 1
 
199
416
109
615
724
Precinct 2
 
219
327
102
546
648
Precinct 3
 
204
377
133
581
714
Precinct 4
 
315
631
192
946
1,138
Precinct 5
 
209
477
129
686
815
Totals
 
6,781
14,054
4,078
20,835
24,913