SECTION 1. The Massachusetts General Laws are hereby amended by inserting the following new chapter:
An Act for Primary Election Reform.
1.) The regular Primary Election Day for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, shall be the third Tuesday of May.
2.) It is in the interest of public policy, and fair, informed elections, that the General Election campaign be, and have the opportunity to, develop over a sustained period of time.
3.) Therefore, the practices of many states, have Primaries before the Summer Season, and General Elections in the Fall Season, and this is the intent of this legislation, hoping that it may increase turnout, and public engagement, in both the primaries, and general elections.
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