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Massachusetts Prohibition of Handguns, Question 5 (1976)

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The Massachusetts Prohibition of Handguns Act, also known as Question 5, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Massachusetts as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited the possession, ownership or sale of any handgun.[1]

Election results

Massachusetts Question 5 (1976)
Defeatedd No1,669,94569.21%
Yes 743,014 30.79%

Election results via: Massachusetts Secretary of State

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