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This proposed amendment to the Constitution provides for an increase in the number of signatures of qualified voters required upon an initiative or upon a referendum petition, and it further makes provision for changes in legislative procedures thereon with reference to dates upon, or within which, acts shall be done in the various stages necessary to be taken upon such petitions.

1950 Nov 7 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 2 :: 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 4, 1948, received 154 votes in the affirmative and 44 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held June 8, 1949, received 160 votes in the affirmative and 93 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
21,395
7,125
12,570
28,520
41,090
Precinct 1
 
557
201
399
758
1,157
Precinct 2
 
559
180
318
739
1,057
Precinct 3
 
464
171
302
635
937
Precinct 4
 
566
175
331
741
1,072
Precinct 5
 
575
213
352
788
1,140
Precinct 1
 
407
153
403
560
963
Precinct 2
 
533
166
338
699
1,037
Precinct 3
 
395
100
262
495
757
Precinct 4
 
561
159
420
720
1,140
Precinct 5
 
538
152
367
690
1,057
Precinct 6
 
463
149
319
612
931
Precinct 1
 
551
170
399
721
1,120
Precinct 2
 
549
195
337
744
1,081
Precinct 3
 
609
248
337
857
1,194
Precinct 4
 
629
171
350
800
1,150
Precinct 5
 
603
154
265
757
1,022
Precinct 1
 
652
264
380
916
1,296
Precinct 2
 
411
143
380
554
934
Precinct 3
 
694
170
357
864
1,221
Precinct 4
 
698
262
336
960
1,296
Precinct 5
 
583
195
424
778
1,202
Precinct 6
 
469
113
251
582
833
Precinct 1
 
497
155
286
652
938
Precinct 2
 
520
159
372
679
1,051
Precinct 3
 
527
184
321
711
1,032
Precinct 4
 
542
196
286
738
1,024
Precinct 5
 
492
127
288
619
907
Precinct 6
 
579
215
316
794
1,110
Precinct 1
 
627
228
275
855
1,130
Precinct 2
 
654
214
346
868
1,214
Precinct 3
 
509
196
269
705
974
Precinct 4
 
588
219
283
807
1,090
Precinct 5
 
556
199
270
755
1,025
Precinct 1
 
667
225
321
892
1,213
Precinct 2
 
574
225
364
799
1,163
Precinct 3
 
735
248
272
983
1,255
Precinct 4
 
610
221
389
831
1,220
Precinct 5
 
652
210
285
862
1,147
Totals
 
21,395
7,125
12,570
28,520
41,090