Massachusetts 1948 ballot measures
- Four of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Four of the measures were indirect initiated state statutes.
- Four of the measures were approved and four were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Constitution||Provides that “the freedom of speech shall not be abridged”|
|Question 2||Gov't Finance||Utilizes certain revenues for high purposes|
|Question 3||Elections||Provides for the special election of constitutional offices in case of failures to elect them or death prior to them assuming office|
|IndISS||Question 4||Business||Regulates the advertisement of birth control|
|IndISS||Question 5||Labor||Regards the membership in labor organizations as a precondition of receiving employment|
|IndISS||Question 6||Labor||Requires the annual election of union officers|
|IndISS||Question 7||Labor||Requires the annual election of union officers|
|Question 8||Fed Con||Mandates that no person shall be elected president more than twice|
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 |
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 |