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A YES VOTE would amend the constitution to limit the voting rights of incarcerated felons.

A NO VOTE would make no changes in the voting rights of incarcerated felons.

This proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit persons who are incarcerated in a correctional facility due to a felony conviction from voting in elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state senator, or state representative. The amendment would also result in such persons being ineligible to vote for governor's councilor, secretary of state, state treasurer, state auditor, state attorney general, or United States senator or representative in Congress.

2000 Nov 7 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 2 :: Constitutional AmendmentVoting By Incarcerated Felons Do 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 two houses on July 29, 1988 (yeas 155 - nays 34); and again on June 28, 2000 (yeas 144 - nays 45)?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
12,592
14,519
2,129
27,111
29,240
Precinct 1
 
392
408
105
800
905
Precinct 2
 
505
432
120
937
1,057
Precinct 3
 
437
375
93
812
905
Precinct 1
 
440
544
111
984
1,095
Precinct 2
 
601
861
107
1,462
1,569
Precinct 3
 
585
880
83
1,465
1,548
Precinct 1
 
606
746
115
1,352
1,467
Precinct 2
 
557
731
94
1,288
1,382
Precinct 3
 
684
811
109
1,495
1,604
Precinct 1
 
604
395
121
999
1,120
Precinct 2
 
630
508
98
1,138
1,236
Precinct 3
 
588
618
84
1,206
1,290
Precinct 1
 
639
613
121
1,252
1,373
Precinct 2
 
626
724
97
1,350
1,447
Precinct 3
 
626
863
95
1,489
1,584
Precinct 1
 
745
1,011
83
1,756
1,839
Precinct 2
 
635
960
99
1,595
1,694
Precinct 3
 
564
745
79
1,309
1,388
Precinct 1
 
677
853
94
1,530
1,624
Precinct 2
 
658
749
116
1,407
1,523
Precinct 3
 
793
692
105
1,485
1,590
Totals
 
12,592
14,519
2,129
27,111
29,240