FACTOID # 1: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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The Northeast > Massachusetts > Government

2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 63.7% [16th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 4,497,000 [13th of 51]
2004 Election > Youth voter turnout 46% [21st of 41]
Electoral Votes 12 [13th of 51]
Gun Laws > Permits
Two classes of licenses to carry allow, for 4 years, possession of certain types of weapons: Class A, large capacity firearms, rifles, and shotguns; Class B, non-large capacity firearms, and large capacity rifles and shotguns. A firearms identification card allows, unless otherwise prohibited, possession of rifles, shotguns, ammunition, and chemical mace or similar substances. Certain firearm purchases require a permit that is valid for 10 days.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
It is illegal to possess a machine gun (with limited exceptions) or a sawed-off shotgun. A firearm cannot be sold if it does not meet certain manufacturing standards or pass a firing test.
Seats in the House of Representatives 10 seats [13th of 50]
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Mitt Romney (Republican) 49.8%
Shannon O'Brien (Democratic) 44.9%
Jill Stein (G-R) 3.5%
Carla Howell (Libertarian) 1%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status
Not running for governor, Republican victory
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Incumbent Mitt Romney
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Party Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Status
Retired- Democratic takeover
US Presidents by place of primary affiliation > Number 4 [4th of 18]
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Incumbent Ted Kennedy
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Opposing Candidates
Ray Shamie (Republican) 38.3%
Howard S. Katz (Libertarian) 0.9%
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Party
Democratic
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Status R60.8% [13th of 28]
War Governors' Conference > Results of the meeting > Approval of Declaration Yes
War Governors' Conference > Results of the meeting > Governor John A. Andrew

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