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Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of Senators and Representatives at noon on the 3rd day of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin.

Sec. 2. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3rd day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.

Sec. 3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President. If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President until a President shall have qualified; and the Congress may by law provide for the case wherein neither a President elect nor a Vice President elect shall have qualified, declaring who shall then act as President, or the manner in which one who is to act shall be selected, and such person shall act accordingly until a President or Vice President shall have qualified.

Sec. 4. The Congress may by law provide for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the House of Representatives may choose a President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them, and for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the Senate may choose a Vice President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them.

Sec. 5. Sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the 15th day of October following the ratification of this article.

Sec. 6. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission.

1932 Nov 8 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 3 :: Constitutional AmendmentIs it desirable that the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States, "[see sumary of question below]" be ratified by the General Court?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
18,795
3,838
15,033
22,633
37,666
Precinct 1
 
578
90
546
668
1,214
Precinct 2
 
627
121
649
748
1,397
Precinct 3
 
397
365
97
762
859
Precinct 4
 
590
123
534
713
1,247
Precinct 1
 
239
85
371
324
695
Precinct 2
 
520
128
513
648
1,161
Precinct 3
 
244
32
291
276
567
Precinct 4
 
557
85
605
642
1,247
Precinct 5
 
556
89
563
645
1,208
Precinct 1
 
609
101
418
710
1,128
Precinct 2
 
560
90
375
650
1,025
Precinct 3
 
732
169
621
901
1,522
Precinct 4
 
876
122
611
998
1,609
Precinct 1
 
631
112
404
743
1,147
Precinct 2
 
659
105
583
764
1,347
Precinct 3
 
644
108
353
752
1,105
Precinct 4
 
524
129
736
653
1,389
Precinct 5
 
472
114
406
586
992
Precinct 1
 
609
139
576
748
1,324
Precinct 2
 
580
113
623
693
1,316
Precinct 3
 
735
135
601
870
1,471
Precinct 4
 
600
130
651
730
1,381
Precinct 1
 
742
140
495
882
1,377
Precinct 2
 
710
139
396
849
1,245
Precinct 3
 
735
146
461
881
1,342
Precinct 4
 
889
165
488
1,054
1,542
Precinct 1
 
649
143
449
792
1,241
Precinct 2
 
605
92
352
697
1,049
Precinct 3
 
777
122
438
899
1,337
Precinct 4
 
509
102
418
611
1,029
Precinct 5
 
640
104
409
744
1,153
Totals
 
18,795
3,838
15,033
22,633
37,666