List of Massachusetts ballot measures
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|List of measures|
- legislatively-referred state statute - Appears on a state's ballot as a ballot measure because the state legislature in that state voted to put it before the voters.
- initiated state statute - Earns a spot on the ballot when sponsors collect signatures according to the laws governing the initiative process in Massachusetts.
- legislatively-referred constitutional amendment - A constitutional amendment that appears on a state's ballot as a ballot measure because the state legislature in that state voted to put it before the voters.
- initiated constitutional amendment - An amendment to a state's constitution that comes about through the initiative process.
- Veto referendums - When citizens of Massachusetts disagree with a statute or legislative bill enacted by the state legislature, they can collect signatures to force the issue to a vote. If enough signatures are collected, the bill is placed on the statewide ballot.
- Massachusetts Elections Division
- Massachusetts Statewide Ballot Measures: 1919-2004
- I&R Institute, Historical Listing of Massachusetts' initiatives
- Massachusetts Elections Division: Number of Statewide Ballot Measures by Year (PDF)
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