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Year Q # Question Type District/City Results
2012 1 This proposed law would prohibit any motor vehicle manufacturer, starting with model year 2015, from selling or leasing, either directly or through a dealer, a new motor vehicle without allowing the owner to have access to the same diagnostic and repair information made available to the manufacturer...
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Initiative Petition State-wide
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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2,353,603 85.7%
No
392,562 14.3%
Blank Votes 438,031  
Total Votes Cast 3,184,196 See Details »
2012 2 This proposed law would allow a physician licensed in Massachusetts to prescribe medication, at a terminally ill patient's request, to end that patient's life. To qualify, a patient would have to be an adult resident who (1) is medically determined to be mentally capable of making and communicating ...
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Initiative Petition State-wide
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,466,866 48.9%
No
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1,534,757 51.1%
Blank Votes 182,573  
Total Votes Cast 3,184,196 See Details »
2012 3 This proposed law would eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients. To qualify, a patient must have been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition, such as cancer, glaucoma, HIV-positive status or AIDS, hepatitis C, Crohn's disease, Par...
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Initiative Petition State-wide
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,914,747 63.3%
No
1,108,904 36.7%
Blank Votes 160,545  
Total Votes Cast 3,184,196 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Cape and Islands
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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70,299 78.1%
No
19,683 21.9%
Blank Votes 18,378  
Total Votes Cast 108,360 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,577 78.3%
No
1,270 21.7%
Blank Votes 1,858  
Total Votes Cast 7,705 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Bernardston be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase a new truck for the Highway Department?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
723 69.5%
No
317 30.5%
Blank Votes 141  
Total Votes Cast 1,181 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Bourne be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to pay for the costs of planning, constructing, originally equipping and furnishing a public works facility and ancillary space on To...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,210 46.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,765 53.1%
Blank Votes 1,299  
Total Votes Cast 10,274 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act, establishes a dedicated funding source to acquire and preserve open space, parks and conservation land, protect public drinking water supplies, and scenic areas, protect farm land and f...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
6,540 56.5%
No
5,033 43.5%
Blank Votes 898  
Total Votes Cast 12,471 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
421 79.7%
No
107 20.3%
Blank Votes 195  
Total Votes Cast 723 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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311 85.7%
No
52 14.3%
Blank Votes 175  
Total Votes Cast 538 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Dalton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds or notes issued in order to pay for capital improvements at the Town Hall consisting of converting the heating system to natural gas, installing ins...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,453 47.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,613 52.6%
Blank Votes 351  
Total Votes Cast 3,417 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Dudley be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase a ladder truck for the fire department?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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2,846 59.0%
No
1,977 41.0%
Blank Votes 295  
Total Votes Cast 5,118 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, known as the Community Preservation Act ("CPA"), establish a dedicated funding source to acquire and preserve open space, parks and conservation land, protect public drinking water supplies, and scenic areas, protect farm land and ...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
6,263 70.4%
No
2,629 29.6%
Blank Votes 807  
Total Votes Cast 9,699 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Georgetown be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to finance the design, construction and original equipping of a new elementary school building, including costs incidental or rel...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,434 51.9%
No
2,255 48.1%
Blank Votes 258  
Total Votes Cast 4,947 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
360 79.3%
No
94 20.7%
Blank Votes 162  
Total Votes Cast 616 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,952 75.2%
No
643 24.8%
Blank Votes 936  
Total Votes Cast 3,531 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act ("Act"), establish a dedicated funding source to acquire, create and preserve open space; to acquire, preserve, rehabilitate and restore historic resources; to acquire, create, preserve,...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,050 62.8%
No
1,212 37.2%
Blank Votes 359  
Total Votes Cast 3,621 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,912 80.4%
No
467 19.6%
Blank Votes 751  
Total Votes Cast 3,130 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Hamilton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay the Town's allocable share of the bond issued by the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District for the purpose of paying costs of replacing the roof at the Cutle...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,548 61.9%
No
1,569 38.1%
Blank Votes 412  
Total Votes Cast 4,529 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,275 79.4%
No
330 20.6%
Blank Votes 444  
Total Votes Cast 2,049 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
657 78.9%
No
176 21.1%
Blank Votes 280  
Total Votes Cast 1,113 See Details »
2012 4 This Question involves an amendment to the Town's prior acceptance of Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act ("Act"), by decreasing the surcharge imposed on real property from three percent (3%) to one percent (1%) of the ann...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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4,767 75.3%
No
1,562 24.7%
Blank Votes 677  
Total Votes Cast 7,006 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Lincoln be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay the Town's allocable share of the bonds issued for the purpose of paying costs of designing, renovating, rebuilding, equipping, and furnishing the Lincoln School...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,768 53.0%
No
1,568 47.0%
Blank Votes 414  
Total Votes Cast 3,750 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Mendon be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to purchase the former St. Michael's Church property to be used as the future site of the Taft Public Library and for other compatibl...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,988 60.3%
No
1,310 39.7%
Blank Votes 140  
Total Votes Cast 3,438 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
179 74.3%
No
62 25.7%
Blank Votes 53  
Total Votes Cast 294 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 through 7 of Chapter 44 of the General Laws, also known as the Community Preservation Act (the "Act"), establish a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to acquire, create and preserve open space; to acquire, preserve, rehabilitate and restore historic resources; to acquire,...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
6,487 44.0%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
8,272 56.0%
Blank Votes 1,208  
Total Votes Cast 15,967 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Newbury be allowed to assess an additional $293,000 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of funding the following expenses: General Government, Town Hall Administration Salary and Wages ($30,000), Public Safety, Police ($100,000), Public Safety, Fire ($100,000...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,038 47.0%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,302 53.0%
Blank Votes 141  
Total Votes Cast 4,481 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
587 91.0%
No
58 9.0%
Blank Votes 249  
Total Votes Cast 894 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
237 83.5%
No
47 16.5%
Blank Votes 108  
Total Votes Cast 392 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act (the "Act"), establish a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to: (1) acquire, create, and preserve open space, which includes conservation areas and land for the protecti...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,694 52.3%
No
4,274 47.7%
Blank Votes 1,138  
Total Votes Cast 10,106 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,208 77.5%
No
1,515 22.5%
Blank Votes 2,196  
Total Votes Cast 8,919 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,181 78.2%
No
608 21.8%
Blank Votes 767  
Total Votes Cast 3,556 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Ware be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to construct improvements at the wastewater treatment plant in order to improve the quality of discharge from the plant?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,033 54.0%
No
1,732 46.0%
Blank Votes 536  
Total Votes Cast 4,301 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of Wenham be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay the Town's allocable share of the bond issued by the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District for the purpose of replacing the roof at the Cutler Elementary Schoo...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,408 65.3%
No
748 34.7%
Blank Votes 217  
Total Votes Cast 2,373 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the Town of West Newbury be required to reduce the amount of real estate and personal property taxes to be assessed for the fiscal year beginning July first, two thousand and twelve by an amount equal to $180,000.00?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,950 77.3%
No
572 22.7%
Blank Votes 275  
Total Votes Cast 2,797 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
615 74.4%
No
212 25.6%
Blank Votes 237  
Total Votes Cast 1,064 See Details »
2012 4 The revisions to the Hampshire Council of Governments Charter proposed by the Council of Governments councilors would modify administrative and procedural provisions regarding membership in the Hampshire Council of Governments and the adoption of organization plans for Hampshire Council of Governmen...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,089 86.2%
No
175 13.8%
Blank Votes 370  
Total Votes Cast 1,634 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act (Act), establish a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to (1) acquire open space, which includes land for park and recreational uses and the protection of public drinking...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,086 52.4%
No
9,178 47.6%
Blank Votes 1,756  
Total Votes Cast 21,020 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the City of Easthampton be allowed to assess an additional $1,407,456.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of increasing funding of the school department and operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July first, two thousand and twelve
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
3,880 44.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,816 55.4%
Blank Votes 383  
Total Votes Cast 9,079 See Details »
2012 4 The Community Preservation Act (hereinafter "Act") establishes a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to (1) acquire, create or preserve open space, which includes land for parks and recreational uses, beaches and conservation areas, (2) acquire, preserve or restore historic buildings...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
14,197 57.9%
No
10,337 42.1%
Blank Votes 5,719  
Total Votes Cast 30,253 See Details »
2012 4 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, also known as the Community Preservation Act (Act), establish a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to (1) acquire, create or preserve open space, which includes land for parks, recreational uses and conservation ar...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
9,762 54.4%
No
8,169 45.6%
Blank Votes 1,916  
Total Votes Cast 19,847 See Details »
2012 4 The Community Preservation Act (hereinafter "the Act") establishes a dedicated funding source to enable cities and towns to: (1) acquire, create and preserve open space, including land for parks, recreational uses and conservation areas; (2) acquire, preserve, rehabilitate, and restore historic reso...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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24,616 76.1%
No
7,742 23.9%
Blank Votes 3,132  
Total Votes Cast 35,490 See Details »
2012 4 Currently, 100% of the value of commercial and industrial real estate in West Springfield is subject to a Community Preservation Act surcharge of one present (1%) of its taxable value, while residential properties receive an exemption for the first $100,000 of their property value. This amendment, i...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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5,094 51.6%
No
4,780 48.4%
Blank Votes 1,721  
Total Votes Cast 11,595 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the license commission be authorized to grant licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises in restaurants having seating capacities of not less than 50 seats; provided, however, that not more than 8 such licenses or such amount as allowed under section 17 of ch...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,235 73.8%
No
4,344 26.2%
Blank Votes 2,907  
Total Votes Cast 19,486 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would require a voter, before voting, to show a valid, government-issued photo ID (for example, a driver's license, Massachusetts photo ID, military ID with photo, or U.S. passport)?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,859 73.6%
No
4,965 26.4%
Blank Votes 2,233  
Total Votes Cast 21,057 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would require a voter, before voting, to show a valid, government-issued photo ID (for example, a driver's license, Massachusetts photo ID, military ID with photo, or U.S. passport)?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 4th Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,360 76.1%
No
4,514 23.9%
Blank Votes 2,006  
Total Votes Cast 20,880 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a constitutional amendment that would place previously-appointed judges' names on the ballot, every six years, for a vote on whether to keep them on the bench, but not allow judges to raise money or actively campaign...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 9th Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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10,768 69.3%
No
4,768 30.7%
Blank Votes 3,885  
Total Votes Cast 19,421 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,623 79.0%
No
4,151 21.0%
Blank Votes 4,126  
Total Votes Cast 23,900 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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10,411 73.2%
No
3,817 26.8%
Blank Votes 3,651  
Total Votes Cast 17,879 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 8th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,999 77.6%
No
4,321 22.4%
Blank Votes 4,122  
Total Votes Cast 23,442 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 11th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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8,316 71.7%
No
3,277 28.3%
Blank Votes 2,752  
Total Votes Cast 14,345 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 15th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,736 71.2%
No
4,750 28.8%
Blank Votes 4,158  
Total Votes Cast 20,644 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 16th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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6,444 64.3%
No
3,576 35.7%
Blank Votes 1,780  
Total Votes Cast 11,800 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 5th Hampden
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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10,155 72.6%
No
3,834 27.4%
Blank Votes 2,582  
Total Votes Cast 16,571 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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86,796 74.2%
No
30,179 25.8%
Blank Votes 31,513  
Total Votes Cast 148,488 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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42,382 76.9%
No
12,745 23.1%
Blank Votes 13,730  
Total Votes Cast 68,857 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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56,237 77.6%
No
16,187 22.4%
Blank Votes 17,626  
Total Votes Cast 90,050 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 6th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,084 74.4%
No
4,149 25.6%
Blank Votes 3,548  
Total Votes Cast 19,781 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to repeal the federal prohibition of marijuana, so that states may regulate it as they choose?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 22nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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10,395 59.1%
No
7,203 40.9%
Blank Votes 2,648  
Total Votes Cast 20,246 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 32nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,598 78.9%
No
3,895 21.1%
Blank Votes 5,405  
Total Votes Cast 23,898 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 41st Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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54,258 76.8%
No
16,372 23.2%
Blank Votes 17,057  
Total Votes Cast 87,687 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Middlesex and Worcester
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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57,039 77.7%
No
16,373 22.3%
Blank Votes 15,988  
Total Votes Cast 89,400 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Middlesex and Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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38,640 77.0%
No
11,526 23.0%
Blank Votes 12,597  
Total Votes Cast 62,763 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Norfolk and Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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48,823 71.9%
No
19,113 28.1%
Blank Votes 17,617  
Total Votes Cast 85,553 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Plymouth
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,544 67.0%
No
6,667 33.0%
Blank Votes 4,571  
Total Votes Cast 24,782 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 8th Plymouth
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,233 71.9%
No
4,380 28.1%
Blank Votes 3,518  
Total Votes Cast 19,131 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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43,813 75.8%
No
14,003 24.2%
Blank Votes 11,831  
Total Votes Cast 69,647 See Details »
2012 4 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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45,959 79.3%
No
11,981 20.7%
Blank Votes 10,448  
Total Votes Cast 68,388 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Bernardston be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to replace the roof at the Bernardston Elementary School?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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849 81.9%
No
188 18.1%
Blank Votes 144  
Total Votes Cast 1,181 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Dalton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds or notes issued in order to pay for Highway Department capital equipment consisting of a small excavator, a ton pick-up and related equipment, inc...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,437 47.3%
No
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1,601 52.7%
Blank Votes 379  
Total Votes Cast 3,417 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Dudley be allowed to assess an additional $500,000.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of funding the following departmental expenses: Police Department ($31,000), Fire Department ($34,000), Highway Department ($35,000), Treasurer ($32,000), Veterans Servi...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,150 43.9%
No
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2,749 56.1%
Blank Votes 219  
Total Votes Cast 5,118 See Details »
2012 5 Sections 3 to 7 of Chapter 44B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, known as the Community Preservation Act ("CPA"), establish a dedicated funding source to acquire and preserve open space, parks and conservation land, protect public drinking water supplies, and scenic areas, protect farm land and ...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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5,420 60.0%
No
3,608 40.0%
Blank Votes 671  
Total Votes Cast 9,699 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Granby cease assessing the excise imposed under General Laws Chapter 59, Section 8A on certain animals, machinery and equipment owned by individuals and non-corporate entities principally engaged in agriculture?
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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2,091 66.6%
No
1,050 33.4%
Blank Votes 390  
Total Votes Cast 3,531 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Hamilton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay the Town's allocable share of the bond issued by the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District for the purpose of paying costs of replacing the roof at the Cutle...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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2,560 62.5%
No
1,537 37.5%
Blank Votes 432  
Total Votes Cast 4,529 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Mendon be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to renovate and equip the former St. Michael's Church property including other site improvements incidental or directly related there...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,852 56.3%
No
1,440 43.7%
Blank Votes 146  
Total Votes Cast 3,438 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the Town of Wenham be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay the Town's allocable share of the bond issued by the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District for the purpose of paying costs of replacing the Winthrop School roo...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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1,408 65.5%
No
743 34.5%
Blank Votes 222  
Total Votes Cast 2,373 See Details »
2012 5 The Community Preservation Act establishes a dedicated funding source to acquire, create, preserve and rehabilitate open space and land for recreational use; acquire, preserve, rehabilitate and restore historic resources; create, preserve and support community housing; and to rehabilitate and restor...
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Local Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
464 46.2%
No
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540 53.8%
Blank Votes 60  
Total Votes Cast 1,064 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Barnstable
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,830 73.6%
No
5,315 26.4%
Blank Votes 4,092  
Total Votes Cast 24,237 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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17,605 80.8%
No
4,174 19.2%
Blank Votes 4,682  
Total Votes Cast 26,461 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would require a voter, before voting, to show a valid, government-issued photo ID (for example, a driver's license, Massachusetts photo ID, military ID with photo, or U.S. passport)?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 6th Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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9,600 72.4%
No
3,656 27.6%
Blank Votes 2,667  
Total Votes Cast 15,923 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 7th Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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7,062 75.0%
No
2,354 25.0%
Blank Votes 2,667  
Total Votes Cast 12,083 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a constitutional amendment that would place previously-appointed judges' names on the ballot, every six years, for a vote on whether to keep them on the bench, but not allow judges to raise money or actively campaign...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 14th Bristol
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,733 71.7%
No
4,620 28.3%
Blank Votes 3,689  
Total Votes Cast 20,042 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,161 71.2%
No
5,735 28.8%
Blank Votes 4,004  
Total Votes Cast 23,900 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 5th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,187 69.5%
No
5,779 30.5%
Blank Votes 3,677  
Total Votes Cast 22,643 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 6th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,451 76.6%
No
4,099 23.4%
Blank Votes 3,470  
Total Votes Cast 21,020 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 7th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,818 75.7%
No
4,110 24.3%
Blank Votes 2,919  
Total Votes Cast 19,847 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 8th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,405 69.6%
No
5,854 30.4%
Blank Votes 4,183  
Total Votes Cast 23,442 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by invest...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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56,547 78.7%
No
15,270 21.3%
Blank Votes 15,188  
Total Votes Cast 87,005 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 5th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,669 71.9%
No
5,739 28.1%
Blank Votes 4,340  
Total Votes Cast 24,748 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 10th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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8,979 75.6%
No
2,905 24.4%
Blank Votes 3,603  
Total Votes Cast 15,487 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 11th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,888 82.0%
No
3,048 18.0%
Blank Votes 4,361  
Total Votes Cast 21,297 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 12th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,721 81.4%
No
3,136 18.6%
Blank Votes 4,364  
Total Votes Cast 21,221 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 13th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,962 66.8%
No
6,432 33.2%
Blank Votes 4,334  
Total Votes Cast 23,728 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 15th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,548 79.9%
No
3,902 20.1%
Blank Votes 4,908  
Total Votes Cast 24,358 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 32nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,692 73.4%
No
4,962 26.6%
Blank Votes 5,244  
Total Votes Cast 23,898 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow the state to regulate and tax marijuana in the same manner as alcohol?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Middlesex and Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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36,171 71.8%
No
14,192 28.2%
Blank Votes 12,400  
Total Votes Cast 62,763 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 7th Norfolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,404 70.9%
No
5,081 29.1%
Blank Votes 4,066  
Total Votes Cast 21,551 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a constitutional amendment that would place previously-appointed judges' names on the ballot, every six years, for a vote on whether to keep them on the bench, but not allow judges to raise money or actively campaign...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 10th Norfolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,026 71.2%
No
5,265 28.8%
Blank Votes 4,792  
Total Votes Cast 23,083 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 12th Norfolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,614 71.8%
No
4,964 28.2%
Blank Votes 4,487  
Total Votes Cast 22,065 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 13th Norfolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,919 76.0%
No
4,705 24.0%
Blank Votes 5,056  
Total Votes Cast 24,680 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 15th Norfolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,941 85.2%
No
2,418 14.8%
Blank Votes 3,312  
Total Votes Cast 19,671 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,466 79.2%
No
3,010 20.8%
Blank Votes 3,667  
Total Votes Cast 18,143 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 4th Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,122 75.0%
No
3,699 25.0%
Blank Votes 4,005  
Total Votes Cast 18,826 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 11th Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,375 81.2%
No
2,859 18.8%
Blank Votes 3,497  
Total Votes Cast 18,731 See Details »
2012 5 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 15th Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,575 83.5%
No
2,489 16.5%
Blank Votes 3,422  
Total Votes Cast 18,486 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the Town of Dalton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds or notes issued in order to pay for Police Department capital equipment consisting of a Police cruiser and related equipment including borrowing cos...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding)
Local Question
Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,482 48.7%
No
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1,560 51.3%
Blank Votes 375  
Total Votes Cast 3,417 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 4th Berkshire
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,639 81.8%
No
3,258 18.2%
Blank Votes 3,928  
Total Votes Cast 21,825 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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16,834 74.9%
No
5,644 25.1%
Blank Votes 4,107  
Total Votes Cast 26,585 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 5th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,829 74.7%
No
4,679 25.3%
Blank Votes 4,135  
Total Votes Cast 22,643 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to repeal the federal prohibition of marijuana, so that states may regulate it as they choose?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 8th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,032 67.7%
No
6,219 32.3%
Blank Votes 4,191  
Total Votes Cast 23,442 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Hampshire and Franklin
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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57,033 84.5%
No
10,501 15.5%
Blank Votes 11,937  
Total Votes Cast 79,471 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 3rd Hampshire
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,732 86.3%
No
2,184 13.7%
Blank Votes 2,369  
Total Votes Cast 18,285 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to repeal the federal prohibition of marijuana, so that states may regulate it as they choose?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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55,185 63.9%
No
31,210 36.1%
Blank Votes 13,667  
Total Votes Cast 100,062 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow the state to regulate and tax marijuana in the same manner as alcohol?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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53,734 73.6%
No
19,243 26.4%
Blank Votes 14,028  
Total Votes Cast 87,005 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 9th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,286 71.4%
No
4,525 28.6%
Blank Votes 4,756  
Total Votes Cast 20,567 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 15th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,967 71.6%
No
5,534 28.4%
Blank Votes 4,857  
Total Votes Cast 24,358 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 23rd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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17,429 81.5%
No
3,949 18.5%
Blank Votes 4,419  
Total Votes Cast 25,797 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 24th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,676 80.7%
No
3,740 19.3%
Blank Votes 4,634  
Total Votes Cast 24,050 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 25th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,213 87.7%
No
2,000 12.3%
Blank Votes 3,037  
Total Votes Cast 19,250 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 29th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,188 83.6%
No
2,975 16.4%
Blank Votes 4,226  
Total Votes Cast 22,389 See Details »
2012 6 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 8th Suffolk
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,518 78.9%
No
3,348 21.1%
Blank Votes 3,856  
Total Votes Cast 19,722 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may pla...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) Berkshire, Hampshire and Franklin
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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52,078 80.0%
No
13,047 20.0%
Blank Votes 14,317  
Total Votes Cast 79,442 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,429 68.0%
No
7,255 32.0%
Blank Votes 3,901  
Total Votes Cast 26,585 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 4th Essex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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17,158 75.8%
No
5,473 24.2%
Blank Votes 3,913  
Total Votes Cast 26,544 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 1st Hampshire
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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16,996 84.1%
No
3,222 15.9%
Blank Votes 3,388  
Total Votes Cast 23,606 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 23rd Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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16,508 77.2%
No
4,881 22.8%
Blank Votes 4,408  
Total Votes Cast 25,797 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 24th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,339 74.9%
No
4,803 25.1%
Blank Votes 4,908  
Total Votes Cast 24,050 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 26th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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11,564 81.8%
No
2,566 18.2%
Blank Votes 3,254  
Total Votes Cast 17,384 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 27th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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15,392 85.4%
No
2,633 14.6%
Blank Votes 2,760  
Total Votes Cast 20,785 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress and the President to: (1) prevent cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits, or to housing, food and unemployment assistance; (2) create and protect jobs by...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 29th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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14,412 80.9%
No
3,401 19.1%
Blank Votes 4,576  
Total Votes Cast 22,389 See Details »
2012 7 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of a resolution calling upon Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. constitution affirming that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states ...
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 34th Middlesex
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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12,289 80.1%
No
3,058 19.9%
Blank Votes 3,395  
Total Votes Cast 18,742 See Details »
2012 8 Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow the state to regulate and tax marijuana in the same manner as alcohol?
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Public Policy (Non-Binding) 2nd Berkshire
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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13,346 71.8%
No
5,252 28.2%
Blank Votes 2,939  
Total Votes Cast 21,537 See Details »