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The proposed amendment to the Constitution abolishes the requirement that in order to vote in a state election a person must have readied within the Commonwealth one year. If amended, the Constitution would require only that a voter have resided six months in the town or district in which he claims the right to vote.

1970 Nov 3 :: 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 October 9, 1967, received 237 votes in the affirmative and 0 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held May 14, 1969, received 262 votes in the affirmative and 4 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
15,212
7,258
7,738
22,470
30,208
Precinct 1
 
316
164
197
480
677
Precinct 2
 
304
160
191
464
655
Precinct 3
 
300
162
167
462
629
Precinct 4
 
372
180
187
552
739
Precinct 5
 
286
153
173
439
612
Precinct 1
 
134
56
149
190
339
Precinct 2
 
330
180
195
510
705
Precinct 3
 
245
98
122
343
465
Precinct 4
 
347
181
221
528
749
Precinct 5
 
383
173
168
556
724
Precinct 6
 
302
140
170
442
612
Precinct 1
 
444
199
309
643
952
Precinct 2
 
309
188
158
497
655
Precinct 3
 
458
178
216
636
852
Precinct 4
 
450
213
192
663
855
Precinct 5
 
396
164
161
560
721
Precinct 1
 
465
221
239
686
925
Precinct 2
 
314
140
243
454
697
Precinct 3
 
485
213
232
698
930
Precinct 4
 
502
252
200
754
954
Precinct 5
 
494
225
312
719
1,031
Precinct 6
 
485
232
282
717
999
Precinct 1
 
394
199
218
593
811
Precinct 2
 
357
170
198
527
725
Precinct 3
 
438
198
170
636
806
Precinct 4
 
471
234
164
705
869
Precinct 5
 
346
161
189
507
696
Precinct 6
 
433
210
207
643
850
Precinct 1
 
475
226
204
701
905
Precinct 2
 
493
205
231
698
929
Precinct 3
 
368
218
182
586
768
Precinct 4
 
438
191
166
629
795
Precinct 5
 
364
171
164
535
699
Precinct 1
 
466
243
235
709
944
Precinct 2
 
404
218
182
622
804
Precinct 3
 
483
242
185
725
910
Precinct 4
 
621
265
323
886
1,209
Precinct 5
 
540
235
236
775
1,011
Totals
 
15,212
7,258
7,738
22,470
30,208