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Chapter 45 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN THE CITY OF CHICOPEE.

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 6, precinct A of the city of Chicopee 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 to the south of Champion drive and to the south of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct A, south of that drive and south of that boundary. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct AS. The other polling place shall be located to the north of Champion drive and to the north of the Westover Air Force Base boundary, to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct A, north of that drive and north of that boundary. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct AN.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, ward 6, precinct B in the city of Chicopee shall be 1 precinct for the purpose of forming congressional, representative, senatorial and 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 to the east of interstate highway route 291 and north of the Massachusetts turnpike to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct B in the Burnett road area. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct BE. The other polling place shall be located to the west of interstate highway route 291 and south of the Massachusetts turnpike to serve voters residing in ward 6, precinct B in the Sheridan circle area. This polling place shall be known as ward 6, precinct BW.

SECTION 3. The city clerk of the city of Chicopee and the board of registrars of the city of Chicopee shall take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act, including, but not limited to, such actions as will assure the accuracy of the voting lists as located at each polling place set forth in sections 1 and 2. The city clerk and the board of registrars shall divide each of the precincts set forth in sections 1 and 2 into 2 subprecincts, 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 subprecinct shall appear on the voting list for that subprecinct.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, March 5, 2012.


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