Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Act to provide for printing and distributing ballots at the public expense and to regulate voting...being the so-called Australian ballot law, 1889
Black Voters et al. v. John McDonough et al. case files
Includes the City's Law Department records concerning the class action suit brought by black registered voters against Boston's Mayor, City Council, School Committee, Election Commissioners and City Clerk challenging the at-large voting procedure for the election of members of the Boston School Committee. The court found in favor of the defendants.
Committee on Government Operations hearing, 2004 March 22
Coughlin et al. v. Election Commissioners et al. case files (Election case)
Election Commission proceedings
Includes the minutes of the meetings of the Election Commission from 1914-1922, 1927-1990 June, 1991 July-1997.
Election Department annual reports and publications
Election Department scrapbook
Scrapbook of forms used by the Election Commissioners. Includes registration forms, nomination papers, ballots, ward map, instructions, certificates of Election, polling location posters, etc.
Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting election results, 1867-1901.
Henry Parkman, Jr. campaign poster
Campaign poster for Henry Parkman, Jr. who ran for Mayor in 1933. Parkman placed 4th in election. Frederick Mansfield was elected Mayor.
Latino Political Action Committee, Inc., ET AL vs. City of Boston, ET AL case files (Latino PAC II)
Lists of qualified male voters
Includes printed list of qualified male voters from 1874 (ward 16 only) to 1894 with gaps. Includes the 1889 list kept in the Mayor's Office.
Opinions of the Corporation Counsel requested by the Board of Election Commissioners
One bound volume and 1 folder of legal opinions requested by the Board of Election Commissioners, 1895-1949, 1967-1974.
Collection of political ephemera from 1924 and 1927-1931. Includes campaign literature for various local, state and federal offices with a focus on ward 10; invitations; programs; and miscellaneous papers of City Councilor Leo F. Powers.
Record of return of votes from the several wards in the City of Boston
Returns, certified by the City Clerk, of all votes cast in elections. Volumes from 1822-1877 do not include Common Council returns.
Record of returns of votes by precinct
Record of returns of votes cast by ward and precinct.
Record of votes cast at special elections
Records of votes cast at special elections held in individual wards.
Reports of controverted elections in the Common Council of the City of Boston from 1827 to 1887, inclusive, 1887
Returns of votes cast
Returns of votes cast for presidential electors, county offices, amendments and city offices filed with the City Clerk's Office.