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Lengthy ballot questions may be slowing down voters

Secretary of State William Galvin’s office said lengthy summaries of the ballot questions may have slowed down voting today, but the double-sided ballot is similar to those voters have seen for years.

Galvin spokesman Brian McNiff said the text of Question 1 -- the “right to repair” measure -- is split between the front and back of the ballot because if the entire question had been printed on the same side, the ballot would have likely been increased by an additional page.

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