FIRST MIDDLESEX AND NORFOLK SENATE– Question 4 in Newton, Brookline, except Precinct 5 where it will be Question 7 and Question 4 in Wellesley, precincts A and C to E, inclusive.
Won with 63.1% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent CYNTHIA STONE CREEM faced no challenger in the November 2 election. She is on record as favoring legalization.
Seventh Essex – Question 4 in Salem.
Won with 56.2% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent JOHN D. KEENAN (D).
Eighth Essex – Question 4 in the two precincts in East Lynn, Marblehead and Swampscott.
Legalization Question II: Shall the State Representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow the state to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol?
Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket– Question 4 in Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Nantucket, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury and Question 5 in Falmouth’s precincts 1, 2, 5 and 6, and Gosnold.
Won with 66.3% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent TIMOTHY R. MADDEN ran without opposition.
First Franklin –Questionn 4 in Belchetown’s precincts A and D, Chesterfield, Conway, Deerfield, Goshen, Huntington, Leverett, Montague, New Salem, Pelham, Shutesbury, Wendell, Williamsburg, and Worthington; Question 5 in Sunderland and Whately.
Won with 68.6% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent STEPHEN KULIK is running without opposition.
Third Hampshire– Question 4 in Amherst and Question 5 in Granby.
Won with 69.1% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent ELLEN STORY beat Republican DANIEL M. SANDELLand unenrolled in any party DANIEL E. MELICK.
Thirteenth Middlesex – Question 5 in Lincoln, Sudbury, and Wayland.
Won with 62.2% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent THOMAS P. CONNOLY is running without opposition.
Medical Question I:
Won with 54.8% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent Susan Williams Gifford (R) beat DAVID A. SMITH (D)
Third Plymouth– Question 4 in Cohasset and Question 5 in Hingham, Hull, and precinct 3 of Scituate.
Won with 57.5% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent Garrett Bradley (D) beat Carlton Alan Chambers (I) and Tim Finnerty (R).
Fifteenth Suffolk – Question 6 in Jamaica Plain/Mission Hill.
Won with 71.7% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent Jeffrey Sanchez, chair of the Public Health Committee which is sitting on the medical bill iran unopposed on November 2 .
Medical Question II:
Shall the state representative from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow patients with their doctor’s written recommendation, to possess, grow, and purchase marijuana for medical use.
Second Bristol –Question 4 in Wds. 1,2,4,5,6, & Pct. A, Wd. 3 of Attleboro.
Fourteenth Bristol –Question 4 in Attleboro’ precinct B of ward 3, Mansfield’s precincts 2 and 5, North Attleborough and Norton’s precinct 2.
Won with 60.7% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent Republican ELIZABETH A. POIRIER was unopposed.
First Hampden –Question 4 in Holland, Sturbridge, Wales, Ware’s precincts B and C, and Warren; Question 5 in Palmer.
Won with 56.3% of Yeas and Nays
Incumbent Republican TODD M. SMOLA was unopposed.
Ninth Norfolk– Question 4 in Pcts. 3 & 4 of Medfield, Pct. 1 of Millis Norfolk, Plainville, Pct. 5 of Walpole and Wrentham.
Thirteenth Worcester – Question 5 in Paxton and Worcester’s Ward 1, precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4, all of ward 9, and precinct 3 of ward 10.
Eighteenth Worcester– Question 4 in Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville, and Pcts. 1, 2, & 4 of Uxbridge and Pcts. 1 & 2 of Sutton.
The above represents approximately five and five-eighths (5.625%) percent of the residents of the state!
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