AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CERTAIN VOTING SUBPRECINCT IN THE CITY OF NEWTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding any general or special law, city charter
provision, or local ordinance to the contrary, for purposes of the special
election for ward alderman for ward 8 to be held by the city of Newton
scheduled for April 30, 2002, there shall be a subprecinct consisting of a
portion of ward 6 precinct 2. The subprecinct shall be known as
subprecinct 6-2A and shall consist of the geographic area designated by
the United States bureau of the census as census blocks 1000, 1008, 1009,
1010, 1012 and 1017, within census tract 373400.
The polling place for subprecinct 6-2A shall be
located at the Weeks House on Hereward road. Voters who are inhabitants of
subprecinct 6-2A may vote in the special election at such location.
The election commission of the city of Newton may
take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act,
including, but not limited to, assuring the accuracy of the voting lists as
located at each polling place. The election commission shall modify the
voting lists such that only the names of voters who reside in subprecinct 6-2A
shall appear on the voting list for such subprecinct and that such names
shall not appear on the voting list for any other precinct for purposes of the
This act shall take effect upon its passage.