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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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, precinct 6 of the town of Hingham shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial or councilor districts but shall have 2 polling places for the purposes of voting in a state or municipal election: one polling location shall be located in the Linden Ponds retirement community at 203 Linden Ponds way, to serve voters residing within Linden Ponds located in the town of Hingham and voters residing on the following streets: Abington street, Accord lane, Accord Pond drive, Deerfield road, Dennis road, Derby street, Devon terrace, Farm Hills lane, numbers 227 to 453 inclusive, on Gardner street, Harvest lane, Hazelwood drive, Hickey road, Mallard run, Old Derby street, Peter Hobart drive, Recreation Park drive, Whiting lane, Whiting street, and Winfield road, and shall be known as precinct 6A; and the other polling location shall be designated by the board of selectmen under section 24 of chapter 54 of the General Laws to serve all others in current precinct 6 which shall be known as precinct 6.

SECTION 2. The board of registrars of voters and the town clerk shall take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act including, but not limited to, assuring the accuracy of the voting lists located at each polling location in section 1. The board of registrars and the town clerk shall divide precinct 6 into 2 precincts, precinct 6 and precinct 6A, and only the names of voters who reside in each shall appear on the voting list for any such precinct.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved June 30, 2008.