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Slim majority opposes ballot question on nurse staffing, poll finds

By The Boston Globe  
   October 11, 2018

A new poll suggests that support for a ballot question to regulate nurse staffing is waning, with a slim majority of registered voters surveyed last week saying they plan to vote against the measure on Election Day. Fifty-one percent of likely voters said they opposed the ballot question, while 43 percent supported it, according to the new UMass Lowell/Boston Globe poll. That’s a reversal from a survey in September that found 52 percent of voters were in favor of the initiative.

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