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This measure requires that elections of officers of labor organizations shall be held at least annually. Sixty day' notice of a regular election and twenty days' notice of an election to fill one or more vacancies are required to be given by public announcement at a regular meeting, by notice in writing to each member or in any other adequate manner. Candidates to be voted for must be nominated by a paper signed by ten members filled at least thirty days before a regular election and at least ten days before an election to fill a vacancy.

The voting at such an election must be by secret written or printed ballot. Watchers appointed by nominating members and by union officers may be present during the voting and counting of ballots.

Coercion and intimidation of members in connection with an election is prohibited, and violations of the provisions of this measure are made punishable by fine not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days or both.

1948 Nov 2 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 6 :: Initiative PetitionDo you approve of a law summarized below which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 82 in the affirmative and 126 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 13 in the affirmative and 20 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
11,134
30,911
6,239
42,045
48,284
Precinct 1
 
196
957
135
1,153
1,288
Precinct 2
 
222
821
151
1,043
1,194
Precinct 3
 
205
742
133
947
1,080
Precinct 4
 
256
900
167
1,156
1,323
Precinct 5
 
231
974
132
1,205
1,337
Precinct 1
 
159
891
181
1,050
1,231
Precinct 2
 
166
856
164
1,022
1,186
Precinct 3
 
147
632
113
779
892
Precinct 4
 
183
992
153
1,175
1,328
Precinct 5
 
248
833
185
1,081
1,266
Precinct 6
 
153
804
128
957
1,085
Precinct 1
 
296
833
212
1,129
1,341
Precinct 2
 
352
743
157
1,095
1,252
Precinct 3
 
339
835
206
1,174
1,380
Precinct 4
 
267
849
183
1,116
1,299
Precinct 5
 
340
723
127
1,063
1,190
Precinct 1
 
400
973
217
1,373
1,590
Precinct 2
 
202
685
180
887
1,067
Precinct 3
 
428
870
184
1,298
1,482
Precinct 4
 
451
929
173
1,380
1,553
Precinct 5
 
314
910
235
1,224
1,459
Precinct 6
 
173
677
130
850
980
Precinct 1
 
197
769
141
966
1,107
Precinct 2
 
230
797
175
1,027
1,202
Precinct 3
 
294
754
178
1,048
1,226
Precinct 4
 
268
856
133
1,124
1,257
Precinct 5
 
205
814
159
1,019
1,178
Precinct 6
 
301
814
157
1,115
1,272
Precinct 1
 
391
763
151
1,154
1,305
Precinct 2
 
403
797
175
1,200
1,375
Precinct 3
 
353
586
168
939
1,107
Precinct 4
 
377
736
155
1,113
1,268
Precinct 5
 
427
627
163
1,054
1,217
Precinct 1
 
447
809
188
1,256
1,444
Precinct 2
 
312
913
166
1,225
1,391
Precinct 3
 
477
805
157
1,282
1,439
Precinct 4
 
350
784
192
1,134
1,326
Precinct 5
 
374
858
135
1,232
1,367
Totals
 
11,134
30,911
6,239
42,045
48,284