Massachusetts 1972 ballot measures
- Seven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were advisory questions.
- Eight of the measures were approved and one was defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Taxes||Regards the taxation of agricultural and horticultural lands|
|Question 2||Suffrage||Reduces the voting age to 18|
|Question 3||Suffrage||Removes the prohibition against paupers voting|
|Question 4||Eduction||Establishes state-based student college loans|
|Question 5||Environment||Provides the right of the people to a clean environment|
|Question 6||Taxes||Creates a graduated state income tax based on the graduated federal income tax|
|Question 7||Judiciary||Mandates the retirement of judges at the age of 70|
|AQ||Question 8||Alcohol||Lowers the drinking age for alcoholic beverages|
|AQ||Question 9||Religion||Regards school prayer||
State of Massachusetts
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs | Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development | Chair of Public Utilities |