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Shall the proposed law, which provides that it shall be lawful in any city which accepts the act by vote of its city council and in any town which accepts the act by vote of its inhabitants, to take part in or witness any athletic outdoor sport or game, except horse racing, automobile racing, boxing or hunting with firearms, on the Lord's day between 2 and 6 P.M; that such sports or games shall take place on such playgrounds, parks or other places as may be designated in a license issued by certain licensing authorities' that no sport or game shall be permitted in a place other than a public playground or park within one thousand feet of any regular place of worship; that the charging of admission fees or the taking of collections or the receiving of remuneration by any person in charge of or participating in any such sport or game shall not be prohibited; that the license may be revoked; and that in cities and towns in which amateur sports or games are permitted under existing law such amateur sports or games may be held until the proposed law is accepted or the provisions of the existing law fail of acceptance on resubmission to the people, which law was disapproved in the Senate by a vote of 9 in the affirmative and 22 in the negative, and in the House of Representatives by a vote of 93 in the affirmative and 110 in the negative, be approved?

1928 Nov 6 :: State of Massachusetts :: Initiative PetitionShall the proposed law... [see summary of question below] which law was disapproved in the Senate by a vote of 9 in the affirmative and 22 in the negative, and in the House of Representatives by a vote of 93 in the affirmative and 110 in the negative, be approved?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
21,673
12,661
6,543
34,334
40,877
Precinct 1
 
814
301
244
1,115
1,359
Precinct 2
 
834
352
266
1,186
1,452
Precinct 3
 
529
247
184
776
960
Precinct 4
 
763
405
244
1,168
1,412
Precinct 1
 
585
32
175
617
792
Precinct 2
 
999
124
170
1,123
1,293
Precinct 3
 
497
69
100
566
666
Precinct 4
 
1,025
106
227
1,131
1,358
Precinct 5
 
909
161
234
1,070
1,304
Precinct 1
 
671
344
221
1,015
1,236
Precinct 2
 
560
465
152
1,025
1,177
Precinct 3
 
796
508
295
1,304
1,599
Precinct 4
 
1,028
474
268
1,502
1,770
Precinct 1
 
656
523
170
1,179
1,349
Precinct 2
 
1,242
644
427
1,886
2,313
Precinct 3
 
536
542
192
1,078
1,270
Precinct 4
 
667
558
221
1,225
1,446
Precinct 1
 
952
316
247
1,268
1,515
Precinct 2
 
739
384
262
1,123
1,385
Precinct 3
 
805
535
239
1,340
1,579
Precinct 4
 
829
463
246
1,292
1,538
Precinct 1
 
665
652
195
1,317
1,512
Precinct 2
 
599
601
200
1,200
1,400
Precinct 3
 
592
688
199
1,280
1,479
Precinct 4
 
654
748
196
1,402
1,598
Precinct 1
 
573
517
243
1,090
1,333
Precinct 2
 
534
405
212
939
1,151
Precinct 3
 
552
645
160
1,197
1,357
Precinct 4
 
474
355
175
829
1,004
Precinct 5
 
594
497
179
1,091
1,270
Totals
 
21,673
12,661
6,543
34,334
40,877