Massachusetts 1986 ballot measures
- Two measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Three measure were indirect initiated state statutes.
- One measure was a veto referendum.
- Two measures were advisory questions.
- Four of the measures were approved and four were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Abortion||Allows the legislature to prohibit or regulate abortion|
|Question 2||Education||Permits public aid for private students and education institutions|
|IndISS||Question 3||Taxes||Repeals state surtax|
|IndISS||Question 4||Environment||Requires the Department of Environmental Quality Engineering to identify hazardous waste sites|
|VR||Question 5||Transportation||Requires the use of seat belts in motor vehicles|
|IndISS||Question 6||Elections||Permits mail-in voter registration|
|AQ||Question 7||Health Care||Urges the U.S. Congress to enact a national health care program|
|AQ||Question 8||Environment||Urges the U.S. Congress and President to enact a national program to combat acid rain|
State of Massachusetts
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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 |
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court | Appeals Court | Superior Courts | District Courts | Probate and Family Courts | Juvenile Courts | Housing Courts | Land Courts | Boston Municipal Courts | Judicial selection in Massachusetts |