Massachusetts 1980 ballot measures
- Three measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two measures were indirect initiated state statutes.
- One measure was a veto referendum.
- Three of the measures were approved and three were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Civil Rights||Prohibits discrimination against disabled persons|
|IndISS||Question 2||Taxes||Limits the annual tax increases in municipalities to 2.5%|
|IndISS||Question 3||Taxes||Limits certain state and local taxes and increases the state’s share of education costs|
|VR||Question 4||Gov't Salaries||Restricts state authority from placing certain costs on cities and towns|
|Question 5||Gov't Finance||Restricts state authority to place certain costs on cities and towns.|
|Question 6||Legislature||Changes legislative voting procedures for emergency laws|
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 |