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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2005         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 62

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David M. Nangle

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying proposal for constitutional amendment:

Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth who are also poll workers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David M. Nangle

17th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2005        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 62

By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 62) of David M. Nangle for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth who are also poll workers.  Election Laws. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth who are also poll workers.
 

A majority of all the members elected to the Senate and House of Representatives, in joint session, hereby declares it to be expedient to alter the Constitution by the adoption of the following Article of Amendment, to the end that it may become a part of the Constitution [if similarly agreed to in a joint session of the next General Court and approved by the people at the state election next following]:
 

ARTICLE OF AMENDMENT.
 

              Article XLV of the articles of amendment to the Constitution, as amended by Articles LXXVI and CV of said articles of amendment, is hereby annulled and the following is adopted in place thereof:-

              The general court shall have power to provide by law for voting, in the choice of any officer to be elected or upon any question submitted at an election, by qualified voters of the commonwealth who, at the time of such an election, are unable to cast their votes in person at the polling places on the day on which such an election is to be held, due to obligations as poll workers, may vote prior to the date of such election.

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