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Summary

Shall the proposed measure which provides that the present statues which make it a crime punishable by fine or imprisonment knowingly to advertise, print, publish, distribute or circulate any matter containing reference to any person from whom or place where any drug, instrument or means whatever or any advice or information may be obtained, for the purpose of preventing pregnancy, or to sell, lend, give away, exhibit, write, or print information of any kind stating when, where, how, of whom, or by what means such article can be obtained, or to manufacture or make such article, shall not apply to treatment or prescription given to married persons for protection of life or health by or under the direction of registered physicians nor to teaching in chartered medical schools not to publication or sale of medical treatises or journals, which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 77 in the affirmative and 133 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 16 in the affirmative and 18 in the negative, be approved?

1942 Nov 3 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 1 :: Initiative PetitionShall the proposed measure,- [see summary of question] -which was disapproved in the House of Representatives by a vote of 77 in the affirmative and 133 in the negative and in the Senate by a vote of 16 in the affirmative and 18 in the negative, be approved?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
8,920
18,318
5,405
27,238
32,643
Precinct 1
 
193
510
158
703
861
Precinct 2
 
188
416
145
604
749
Precinct 3
 
172
356
140
528
668
Precinct 4
 
238
488
170
726
896
Precinct 5
 
192
574
125
766
891
Precinct 1
 
127
289
214
416
630
Precinct 2
 
120
490
160
610
770
Precinct 3
 
116
374
100
490
590
Precinct 4
 
122
577
161
699
860
Precinct 5
 
216
453
142
669
811
Precinct 6
 
97
345
114
442
556
Precinct 1
 
217
567
164
784
948
Precinct 2
 
269
438
162
707
869
Precinct 3
 
254
498
149
752
901
Precinct 4
 
189
577
140
766
906
Precinct 5
 
187
554
73
741
814
Precinct 1
 
338
521
184
859
1,043
Precinct 2
 
144
413
135
557
692
Precinct 3
 
265
527
131
792
923
Precinct 4
 
322
618
145
940
1,085
Precinct 5
 
263
555
160
818
978
Precinct 6
 
109
484
78
593
671
Precinct 1
 
204
455
118
659
777
Precinct 2
 
189
495
127
684
811
Precinct 3
 
233
457
128
690
818
Precinct 4
 
215
516
146
731
877
Precinct 5
 
139
426
154
565
719
Precinct 6
 
232
467
139
699
838
Precinct 1
 
373
492
165
865
1,030
Precinct 2
 
327
531
207
858
1,065
Precinct 3
 
359
358
123
717
840
Precinct 4
 
323
519
116
842
958
Precinct 5
 
374
352
132
726
858
Precinct 1
 
340
548
164
888
1,052
Precinct 2
 
283
490
144
773
917
Precinct 3
 
396
505
127
901
1,028
Precinct 4
 
290
552
147
842
989
Precinct 5
 
305
531
118
836
954
Totals
 
8,920
18,318
5,405
27,238
32,643