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The proposed amendment provides that the terms of office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Treasurer and Receiver General, Attorney General and Auditor shall be four years. Executive Councillors, Senators, and Representatives shall continue to serve for two years. The four-year term for constitutional officers to become effective at the time of the November election in the 1966.

1964 Nov 3 :: 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 March 29, 1961, received 219 votes in the affirmative and 26 in the negative and in a joint session of the two branches held May 8, 1963, received 244 votes in the affirmative and 14 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
23,507
8,008
8,287
31,515
39,802
Precinct 1
 
503
197
216
700
916
Precinct 2
 
504
163
235
667
902
Precinct 3
 
469
180
182
649
831
Precinct 4
 
591
215
179
806
985
Precinct 5
 
623
233
221
856
1,077
Precinct 1
 
215
81
157
296
453
Precinct 2
 
509
197
189
706
895
Precinct 3
 
332
128
177
460
637
Precinct 4
 
614
209
255
823
1,078
Precinct 5
 
643
220
224
863
1,087
Precinct 6
 
442
167
181
609
790
Precinct 1
 
651
193
325
844
1,169
Precinct 2
 
583
172
179
755
934
Precinct 3
 
686
243
241
929
1,170
Precinct 4
 
634
222
201
856
1,057
Precinct 5
 
567
165
153
732
885
Precinct 1
 
651
267
294
918
1,212
Precinct 2
 
436
162
236
598
834
Precinct 3
 
702
231
226
933
1,159
Precinct 4
 
758
302
254
1,060
1,314
Precinct 5
 
725
252
304
977
1,281
Precinct 6
 
808
263
291
1,071
1,362
Precinct 1
 
566
215
200
781
981
Precinct 2
 
554
197
233
751
984
Precinct 3
 
647
200
235
847
1,082
Precinct 4
 
745
79
224
824
1,048
Precinct 5
 
526
204
191
730
921
Precinct 6
 
641
259
218
900
1,118
Precinct 1
 
742
231
197
973
1,170
Precinct 2
 
731
236
220
967
1,187
Precinct 3
 
611
195
191
806
997
Precinct 4
 
630
226
181
856
1,037
Precinct 5
 
597
194
177
791
968
Precinct 1
 
736
291
221
1,027
1,248
Precinct 2
 
703
213
198
916
1,114
Precinct 3
 
793
237
198
1,030
1,228
Precinct 4
 
877
303
260
1,180
1,440
Precinct 5
 
762
266
223
1,028
1,251
Totals
 
23,507
8,008
8,287
31,515
39,802