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The proposed amendment authorizes both the Governor and the Executive Council to require opinions of the Justices of the Supreme Court on questions of law. The present requirement that the Governor and Council agree before a question may be submitted would be annulled.

1964 Nov 3 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 4 :: 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 July 18, 1962, received 220 votes in the affirmative and 24 in the negative and in a joint session of the two branches held May 8, 1963, received 258 votes in the affirmative and 1 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
24,162
4,659
10,981
28,821
39,802
Precinct 1
 
548
99
269
647
916
Precinct 2
 
501
108
293
609
902
Precinct 3
 
468
103
260
571
831
Precinct 4
 
616
108
261
724
985
Precinct 5
 
330
438
309
768
1,077
Precinct 1
 
205
46
202
251
453
Precinct 2
 
527
97
271
624
895
Precinct 3
 
371
62
204
433
637
Precinct 4
 
643
108
327
751
1,078
Precinct 5
 
677
109
301
786
1,087
Precinct 6
 
462
104
224
566
790
Precinct 1
 
673
104
392
777
1,169
Precinct 2
 
595
95
244
690
934
Precinct 3
 
718
133
319
851
1,170
Precinct 4
 
646
126
285
772
1,057
Precinct 5
 
598
91
196
689
885
Precinct 1
 
709
151
352
860
1,212
Precinct 2
 
444
83
307
527
834
Precinct 3
 
703
130
326
833
1,159
Precinct 4
 
813
163
338
976
1,314
Precinct 5
 
744
130
407
874
1,281
Precinct 6
 
797
172
393
969
1,362
Precinct 1
 
602
114
265
716
981
Precinct 2
 
560
122
302
682
984
Precinct 3
 
678
109
295
787
1,082
Precinct 4
 
689
110
249
799
1,048
Precinct 5
 
564
104
253
668
921
Precinct 6
 
676
147
295
823
1,118
Precinct 1
 
788
116
266
904
1,170
Precinct 2
 
763
109
315
872
1,187
Precinct 3
 
648
85
264
733
997
Precinct 4
 
675
128
234
803
1,037
Precinct 5
 
632
94
242
726
968
Precinct 1
 
798
133
317
931
1,248
Precinct 2
 
729
112
273
841
1,114
Precinct 3
 
820
136
272
956
1,228
Precinct 4
 
926
152
362
1,078
1,440
Precinct 5
 
826
128
297
954
1,251
Totals
 
24,162
4,659
10,981
28,821
39,802