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Summary

The proposed amendment would add a new article to the state Constitution which would prohibit discrimination against handicapped people. It would provide that no otherwise qualified handicapped individual could, on the sole basis of that handicap, be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any program or activity.

1980 Nov 4 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 1 :: Constitutional AmendmentDo you approve of the adoption of an amendment to the Constitution summarized below, which was approved by the General Court in joint sessions of the House of Representatives and the Senate on September 7, 1977, by a vote of 262-1, and on May 28, 1980, by a vote of 192-02

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
20,222
6,848
4,656
27,070
31,726
Precinct 1
 
443
159
136
602
738
Precinct 2
 
344
140
85
484
569
Precinct 3
 
400
143
97
543
640
Precinct 4
 
457
152
141
609
750
Precinct 5
 
350
153
90
503
593
Precinct 1
 
187
59
73
246
319
Precinct 2
 
455
163
117
618
735
Precinct 3
 
257
74
70
331
401
Precinct 4
 
535
165
107
700
807
Precinct 5
 
527
188
97
715
812
Precinct 6
 
370
119
102
489
591
Precinct 1
 
607
208
178
815
993
Precinct 2
 
498
187
139
685
824
Precinct 3
 
622
240
76
862
938
Precinct 4
 
586
172
126
758
884
Precinct 5
 
462
171
107
633
740
Precinct 1
 
595
195
122
790
912
Precinct 2
 
391
142
136
533
669
Precinct 3
 
613
216
146
829
975
Precinct 4
 
647
224
144
871
1,015
Precinct 5
 
597
192
175
789
964
Precinct 6
 
603
216
151
819
970
Precinct 1
 
496
165
136
661
797
Precinct 2
 
490
189
132
679
811
Precinct 3
 
586
190
96
776
872
Precinct 4
 
590
196
94
786
880
Precinct 5
 
441
156
114
597
711
Precinct 6
 
622
164
113
786
899
Precinct 1
 
621
222
127
843
970
Precinct 2
 
674
187
131
861
992
Precinct 3
 
556
201
105
757
862
Precinct 4
 
562
184
110
746
856
Precinct 5
 
494
148
78
642
720
Precinct 1
 
625
188
128
813
941
Precinct 2
 
583
198
121
781
902
Precinct 3
 
763
216
148
979
1,127
Precinct 4
 
943
315
249
1,258
1,507
Precinct 5
 
630
251
159
881
1,040
Totals
 
20,222
6,848
4,656
27,070
31,726