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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4100        FILED ON: 10/28/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3782

By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3782) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to voting precincts in the city of Revere.  Election Laws.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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AN ACT RELATIVE TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN THE CITY OF REVERE.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1.              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 2, Precinct 3 of the city of Revere shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial or councilor districts, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of voting at any federal, state, or municipal elections.  One of these polling places shall be located at the Carl Hyman Towers located at 50 Walnut Avenue to serve voters residing on the north side of Franklin avenue and shall be known as Precinct 3.  The other polling place shall be located at the Garfield School to serve the voters residing on the south side of Franklin Avenue, west side of Walnut Avenue, north side of Hillside Avenue, north side of Revere Beach Parkway and both sides of Hichborn Street to Franklin Avenue.  This polling place shall be known as ward 2, precinct 3A.

              Section 2.               Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 5, Precinct 1 of the city of Revere shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial or councilor districts, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of voting at any federal, state or municipal elections.  One of these polling places shall be located at the Point of Pines fire station located at 140 Lynnway to serve the voters residing north of Mills Avenue at the point of intersection of Mills Avenue and North Shore Road.  This includes 182-371 North Shore Road and 628-End Revere Beach Boulevard.  This polling location shall be known as Ward 5, Precinct 1.  The other polling place shall be located at the Jack Satter House to serve voters residing at the following addresses; 705 North Shore Road, 30-41 Oak Island Street and 420-624 Revere Beach Boulevard and voters west of the Boston and Maine Railroad starting at Oak Island Road.  This polling location shall be known as Ward 5, Precinct 1A. 

              Section 3.                Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 5, Precinct 2, of the city of Revere shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial or councilor districts, but shall have 2 polling places for the purpose of voting at any federal, state or municipal elections.  One of these polling places shall be located at the Jack Satter House located at 420 Revere Beach Boulevard to serve voters residing north of Jackson Street and shall be known as ward 5 precinct 2.  The other polling place shall be located at the Freeman street fire station to serve voters residing south of Jackson Street and shall be known as ward 5 precinct 2A.

              Section 4              The Election Commission of the city of Revere is hereby authorized to take all necessary actions to assure compliance herewith including, but not limited to, such actions as assuring the accuracy of the voting lists as located at each polling place as set forth in this act.  Said Election Commission shall divide each of the precincts set forth in sections one, two and three into 2 sub precincts, in each of which is located 1 of the polling places set forth in those sections, and only the names of voters who reside in each such sub precinct shall appear on the voting list for said sub precinct.

              Section 5.              This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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