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Massachusetts State Census for Redistricting Repeal Amendment, Question 1 (1990)

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The Massachusetts State Census for Redistricting Repeal Amendment, also known as Question 1, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Massachusetts as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was approved.

The amendment sought to repeal the state census in favor of the federal census for redistricting purposes.

Election results

Massachusetts Question 1 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,731,341 71.4%
No479,99919.8%

Official results via: The Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

Text of measure

The summary of the proposal is as follows:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The proposed constitutional amendment would repeal the constitutional provision that a state census be taken and used as the basis for determining state representative, senatorial and councilor districts. The proposed constitutional amendment would provide that the federal census shall be the basis for determining such districts.[1]

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