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Reference Tip – Massachusetts Election StatisticsReference Tip – Massachusetts Election Statistics

Want to know how many percentage points a candidate lost by? Trying to remember who ran for Sheriff in a county 10 years ago? Curious to see whether a town voted in favor of a certain ballot initiative? PD43+ is a searchable database of Massachusetts election statistics, pulled from the biannual report of voter registration, turnout, and election results put together by the Massachusetts Secretary’s office (also known as Public Document 43).


 Book Spotlight: <i>Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution</i> Book Spotlight: Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution

Barbara F. Berenson, senior attorney for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, was on hand recently at the Library to sign her new book, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution, a history of the abolitionist movement in Boston. Several members of the appellate courts, including justices of the Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court, as well as staff members of the Social Law Library, were on hand to celebrate the book’s publication.

In her book, Berenson details the accounts of individual personalities associated with the movement, such as William Lloyd Garrison and Charles Sumner, as well as groups, such as women fighting for suffrage, and the Irish immigrants and African-Americans fighting for the preservation of the Union. . . Read More

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As a member of the Library you may know about all of our great legal research resources including remote access to the Fastcase National Primary Law database, Law Journal Press legal treatises, and legal periodicals and state session laws from HeinOnline. Plus access to our expert reference staff, our vast collection of titles geared towards the needs of the practicing attorney and our document delivery service. But did you know about our many Member Advantages?

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