The Massachusetts Pension for Elderly in Need Act, also known as Question 1, was on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Massachusetts as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure required the payment of pensions to state citizens over sixty-five years old and in need of relief or support.
| Massachusetts Question 1 (1946)|
|Yes|| 536,175|| 48.56%|
Election results via: Massachusetts Secretary of State