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This proposed amendment of the Constitution provides for the time when the respective terms of office of the governor, lieutenant-governor and councillors shall begin and the time when their respective terms shall end. It also makes provision relative to the succession to the office of governor in the event of the death of the governor elect before qualification for the office of governor; and it further makes provision relative to the succession to the office of governor in the event of the death of both the governor elect and the lieutenant governor elect before qualification for their respective offices.

1950 Nov 7 :: 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 9, 1947, received 244 votes in the affirmative and 0 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held June 8, 1949, received 242 votes in the affirmative and 7 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
24,923
4,089
12,078
29,012
41,090
Precinct 1
 
698
89
370
787
1,157
Precinct 2
 
673
87
297
760
1,057
Precinct 3
 
553
98
286
651
937
Precinct 4
 
656
88
328
744
1,072
Precinct 5
 
686
118
336
804
1,140
Precinct 1
 
480
93
390
573
963
Precinct 2
 
615
103
319
718
1,037
Precinct 3
 
433
73
251
506
757
Precinct 4
 
641
82
417
723
1,140
Precinct 5
 
611
97
349
708
1,057
Precinct 6
 
535
84
312
619
931
Precinct 1
 
643
91
386
734
1,120
Precinct 2
 
650
116
315
766
1,081
Precinct 3
 
732
127
335
859
1,194
Precinct 4
 
711
110
329
821
1,150
Precinct 5
 
681
86
255
767
1,022
Precinct 1
 
777
144
375
921
1,296
Precinct 2
 
495
88
351
583
934
Precinct 3
 
774
118
329
892
1,221
Precinct 4
 
843
128
325
971
1,296
Precinct 5
 
672
123
407
795
1,202
Precinct 6
 
522
65
246
587
833
Precinct 1
 
551
113
274
664
938
Precinct 2
 
608
79
364
687
1,051
Precinct 3
 
610
113
309
723
1,032
Precinct 4
 
610
125
289
735
1,024
Precinct 5
 
553
76
278
629
907
Precinct 6
 
697
111
302
808
1,110
Precinct 1
 
720
141
269
861
1,130
Precinct 2
 
744
128
342
872
1,214
Precinct 3
 
607
126
241
733
974
Precinct 4
 
698
135
257
833
1,090
Precinct 5
 
668
106
251
774
1,025
Precinct 1
 
769
135
309
904
1,213
Precinct 2
 
686
123
354
809
1,163
Precinct 3
 
845
131
279
976
1,255
Precinct 4
 
726
108
386
834
1,220
Precinct 5
 
750
131
266
881
1,147
Totals
 
24,923
4,089
12,078
29,012
41,090