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Landslide Saves Town

Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris at 10:00 pm on April 8, 1997

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Today was a historic day for the town of Framingham Massachusetts as voters cast more than twice as many votes to turn back a proposed charter that would have transformed the largest town in the state into just another medium sized city.

Announcing the election results in a press conference held in the Ablondi Room of the Memorial Building, Town Clerk George King declared the charter ballot question had lost by a 30 percent to 70 percent margin. At 9:15pm, with all votes in, King's unverified tally showed that 11,892 had voted on the ballot question, and ...[read more]


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