Massachusetts 1964 ballot measures
- Four measure were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One measure was an indirect initiated state statute.
- One measure was a veto referendum.
- Both of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Terms||Mandates four year terms for constitutional officers|
|Question 2||War & Peace||Provides procedures for filling a vacant office in the event of an enemy attack|
|Question 3||Legislature||Authorizes the disbursement of state credit upon a two-thirds vote in each branch of the legislature|
|Question 4||State Exec||Requires the governor to seek opinions of justices of the Supreme Judicial Court on questions of law|
|IndISS||Question 5||State Exec||eliminated the statutory authority of the governor’s executive council|
|VR||Question 6||Gov't Salaries||Increases the compensation and allowances of state legislators|
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 |