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The Legislature has placed this question on the ballot in order to determine whether the people favor or oppose the Sunday opening of certain retail stores, including package liquor stores. As the law now stands, most retail and all package liquor stores must be closed on Sundays. The vote on this question is not binding on the Legislature.

1976 Nov 2 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 9 :: Advisory/Public Policy QuestionThe following is a non-binding advisory question: "Shall retail stores including package liquor stores, so called, be allowed to open for business on Sunday?"

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
15,687
13,437
2,780
29,124
31,904
Precinct 1
 
337
260
64
597
661
Precinct 2
 
262
247
62
509
571
Precinct 3
 
377
261
46
638
684
Precinct 4
 
367
334
68
701
769
Precinct 5
 
279
277
48
556
604
Precinct 1
 
156
108
57
264
321
Precinct 2
 
420
297
69
717
786
Precinct 3
 
231
168
39
399
438
Precinct 4
 
420
339
81
759
840
Precinct 5
 
446
343
66
789
855
Precinct 6
 
317
199
58
516
574
Precinct 1
 
441
416
107
857
964
Precinct 2
 
432
363
90
795
885
Precinct 3
 
434
367
65
801
866
Precinct 4
 
470
340
70
810
880
Precinct 5
 
345
319
61
664
725
Precinct 1
 
466
383
86
849
935
Precinct 2
 
317
272
97
589
686
Precinct 3
 
499
392
67
891
958
Precinct 4
 
529
426
86
955
1,041
Precinct 5
 
446
420
108
866
974
Precinct 6
 
447
439
92
886
978
Precinct 1
 
380
354
71
734
805
Precinct 2
 
428
331
64
759
823
Precinct 3
 
428
350
61
778
839
Precinct 4
 
433
418
60
851
911
Precinct 5
 
394
297
59
691
750
Precinct 6
 
468
339
66
807
873
Precinct 1
 
440
437
57
877
934
Precinct 2
 
520
401
61
921
982
Precinct 3
 
427
365
65
792
857
Precinct 4
 
400
413
51
813
864
Precinct 5
 
352
305
60
657
717
Precinct 1
 
482
430
92
912
1,004
Precinct 2
 
422
455
74
877
951
Precinct 3
 
529
438
84
967
1,051
Precinct 4
 
641
656
181
1,297
1,478
Precinct 5
 
505
478
87
983
1,070
Totals
 
15,687
13,437
2,780
29,124
31,904