Massachusetts 2006 ballot measures
Revision as of 14:30, 11 September 2008 by Gardengnome
In the 2006 election, 3 citizen initiatives appeared on the ballot. All 3 failed.
- Through 2004, 58 citizen-initiated ballot propositions had appeared on the Massachusetts ballot since the beginning of the process in 1920.
- Of those 58, 30 passed.
2006 Ballot Measures
In the chart, CI stands for Citizen Initiative.
|Year||Type||Initiative Title||Subject Matter||Description||Status|
|2006||CI||Sale of Wine by Food Stores Initiative (2006)||Alcohol||An initiative to allow cities and towns to issue wine licenses to qualified grocery stores.|| Failed |
Yes: 915,076 (44%)
No: 1,180,708 (56%)
|2006||CI||Fusion Voting Initiative (2006)||Elections||An initiative to allow candidates to be nominated for the same office by more than one political party in one election, and appear on the ballot once for each party.|| Failed |
Yes: 688,096 (35%)
No: 1,302,143 (65%)
|2006||CI||Family Care Worker Unionization Initiative (2006)||Labor and Unions||An initiative to allow licensed and other authorized providers of child care in private homes under the state’s subsidized child care system to bargain collectively with the relevant state agencies about all terms and conditions of the provision of child care services under the state’s child care assistance program and its regulations.|| Failed |
Yes: 951,988 (48%)
No: 1,035,707 (52%)
- Secretary of State: 2006 State Ballot Questions
- Wikipedia article on the 2006 Massachusetts General Election
- 2006 Massachusetts Election Results - Statewide and local ballot questions Boston.com, November 8th, 2006