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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 81: Tie votes in direct nominations; filling vacancies

Section 81. If there is a tie vote for any candidate of a political party nominated directly for any office, for a district comprising more than one ward, the regularly elected general or executive committee representing the party for the election district in which such vote has been cast shall fill the vacancy, but only by the choice of one of the candidates receiving such tie vote.