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This proposed amendment to the Constitution adds to the declaration of the rights of the inhabitants, as now set forth in the Constitution, the following: "The right of free speech shall not be abridged."

1948 Nov 2 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 1 :: Constitutional AmendmentDo you approve of the adoption of an amendment to the constitution summarized below which was approved by the General Court in a joint session of the two branches held June 28, 1945, received 227 votes in the affirmative and 0 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held June 9, 1947, received 232 votes in the affirmative and 8 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
30,436
6,910
10,938
37,346
48,284
Precinct 1
 
767
222
299
989
1,288
Precinct 2
 
729
161
304
890
1,194
Precinct 3
 
641
149
290
790
1,080
Precinct 4
 
824
195
304
1,019
1,323
Precinct 5
 
830
186
321
1,016
1,337
Precinct 1
 
615
193
423
808
1,231
Precinct 2
 
689
169
328
858
1,186
Precinct 3
 
518
122
252
640
892
Precinct 4
 
767
174
387
941
1,328
Precinct 5
 
770
174
322
944
1,266
Precinct 6
 
614
163
308
777
1,085
Precinct 1
 
783
193
365
976
1,341
Precinct 2
 
539
593
120
1,132
1,252
Precinct 3
 
891
203
286
1,094
1,380
Precinct 4
 
829
158
312
987
1,299
Precinct 5
 
831
147
212
978
1,190
Precinct 1
 
1,056
209
325
1,265
1,590
Precinct 2
 
607
151
309
758
1,067
Precinct 3
 
1,008
180
294
1,188
1,482
Precinct 4
 
1,071
175
307
1,246
1,553
Precinct 5
 
898
195
366
1,093
1,459
Precinct 6
 
582
141
257
723
980
Precinct 1
 
643
196
268
839
1,107
Precinct 2
 
712
155
335
867
1,202
Precinct 3
 
748
157
321
905
1,226
Precinct 4
 
832
177
248
1,009
1,257
Precinct 5
 
687
170
321
857
1,178
Precinct 6
 
835
170
267
1,005
1,272
Precinct 1
 
944
150
211
1,094
1,305
Precinct 2
 
925
167
283
1,092
1,375
Precinct 3
 
768
124
215
892
1,107
Precinct 4
 
910
155
203
1,065
1,268
Precinct 5
 
843
151
223
994
1,217
Precinct 1
 
979
201
264
1,180
1,444
Precinct 2
 
903
194
294
1,097
1,391
Precinct 3
 
1,038
177
224
1,215
1,439
Precinct 4
 
857
163
306
1,020
1,326
Precinct 5
 
953
150
264
1,103
1,367
Totals
 
30,436
6,910
10,938
37,346
48,284