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Redistricting Related General Law

PART I

ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT

TITLE VIII

ELECTIONS

CHAPTER 57

CONGRESSIONAL, COUNCILLOR AND SENATORIAL DISTRICTS, AND APPORTIONMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES

Section 2

Division of state into councillor districts

Section 2. For the purpose of choosing councillors until the next apportionment, the commonwealth shall be divided, conformably with the constitution, into the following 8 councillor districts:

First.—Consisting of the First Bristol and Plymouth; Second Bristol and Plymouth; Cape and Islands; Plymouth and Barnstable; and First Plymouth and Bristol senatorial districts.

Second.—Consisting of the Bristol and Norfolk; Second Middlesex and Norfolk; Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex; Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth; and Norfolk and Suffolk senatorial districts.

Third.—Consisting of the Third Middlesex; Fourth Middlesex; First Middlesex and Norfolk; Middlesex and Worcester; and Second Suffolk and Middlesex senatorial districts.

Fourth.—Consisting of the Norfolk and Plymouth; Second Plymouth and Bristol; Plymouth and Norfolk; First Suffolk; and Second Suffolk senatorial districts.

Fifth.—Consisting of the First Essex; Second Essex; First Essex and Middlesex; Second Essex and Middlesex; and First Middlesex senatorial districts.

Sixth.—Consisting of the Third Essex; Second Middlesex; Fifth Middlesex; Middlesex and Suffolk; and First Suffolk and Middlesex senatorial districts.

Seventh.—Consisting of the First Worcester; Second Worcester; Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex; Worcester and Middlesex; and Worcester and Norfolk senatorial districts.

Eighth.—Consisting of the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden; Hampden; First Hampden and Hampshire; Second Hampden and Hampshire; and Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester senatorial districts.

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