Massachusetts 2012 ballot measures

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Three statewide ballot questions have been approved for the 2012 ballot in the state of Massachusetts.

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On the ballot

The following measures will appear on the 2012 ballot:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Business Deals with vehicle owner and business protections in the state. Approveda
IndISS Question 2 Assisted death Would establish an "Act Relative to Death with Dignity". Defeatedd
IndISS Question 3 Marijuana Would allow for the use of medical marijuana in the state. Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

The following are measures that did not make the ballot or were not approved for circulation.

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Abuse Prevention Repeal Admin. of gov't. Would repeal a law passed in the state dealing with Abuse Prevention Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Voter Identification Initiative Elections Would require identification from residents before voting. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Permits and Regional Planning Initiative Housing Amending a certain housing law in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Casino Gaming Initiative Gambling Create casino establishments in three locations in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Electricity Contracts Initiative Business regulation Relative to Electricity Contracts in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Public Duties Initiative Government accountability "An Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to M.G.L. 209A." Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Rating Initiative Business regulation Deals with insurance ratings in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Auto Sale Cancellation Initiative Business regulation Deals with the right for the cancellation of an auto sale in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Health Cost Referendum Health care Allow local governments to structure health care benefits. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Charitable Solicitation Regulation Initiative (4) Business regulation Change the "do not call" list law to regulate certain charitable solicitations. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Water Sewage Rates Initiative Environment Limit the amount by which water and sewer rates may be raised. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS 9/11 Investigation Commission Initiative Admin. of gov't. Establish a law that would create a Citizens’ 9/11 Investigation Commission. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Whale Fishing Act Animal rights Would create a "safe whale fishing" act. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Recyclable Bottle Expansion Environment Expand the recyclable bottle law. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Health Care Initiative Health care Would repeal a health care law. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Food Store Wine Selling Initiative Alcohol Would allow for the sale of wine in food stores. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Limited Beer and Wine Licenses Initiative Alcohol Would limit beer and wine licenses in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS License and Registration Initiative Admin. of gov't. "An Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to M.G.L. 90, Section 22." Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Secret Recording Law Initiative Law enforcement Create exception to law banning secret recording of oral/wire communication. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Public Schools Initiative Education Relating to public school improvements. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.

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Massachusetts

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