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This proposed amendment to the Constitution provides that the use of revenue from fees, duties, excises or license taxes relating to the registration, operation or use of vehicles on public highways or to fuels used for propelling such vehicles, except revenue from any excise tax imposed for the privilege of registering such vehicles in lieu of local property taxes, shall be for highway purposes.

1948 Nov 2 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 2 :: Constitutional AmendmentDo you approve of the adoption of an amendment to the constitution summarized below which was approved by the General Court in a joint session of the two branches held June 6, 1946, received 220 votes in the affirmative and 28 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held June 9, 1947, received 228 votes in the affirmative and 5 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
30,091
11,194
6,999
37,090
48,284
Precinct 1
 
758
229
301
987
1,288
Precinct 2
 
697
182
315
879
1,194
Precinct 3
 
567
171
342
738
1,080
Precinct 4
 
788
227
308
1,015
1,323
Precinct 5
 
821
197
319
1,018
1,337
Precinct 1
 
573
229
429
802
1,231
Precinct 2
 
683
176
327
859
1,186
Precinct 3
 
508
124
260
632
892
Precinct 4
 
719
213
396
932
1,328
Precinct 5
 
748
197
321
945
1,266
Precinct 6
 
589
187
309
776
1,085
Precinct 1
 
753
204
384
957
1,341
Precinct 2
 
818
155
279
973
1,252
Precinct 3
 
886
206
288
1,092
1,380
Precinct 4
 
831
157
311
988
1,299
Precinct 5
 
811
167
212
978
1,190
Precinct 1
 
1,056
195
339
1,251
1,590
Precinct 2
 
568
179
320
747
1,067
Precinct 3
 
985
206
291
1,191
1,482
Precinct 4
 
1,050
197
306
1,247
1,553
Precinct 5
 
855
231
373
1,086
1,459
Precinct 6
 
555
151
274
706
980
Precinct 1
 
673
155
279
828
1,107
Precinct 2
 
699
170
333
869
1,202
Precinct 3
 
784
169
273
953
1,226
Precinct 4
 
843
181
233
1,024
1,257
Precinct 5
 
661
190
327
851
1,178
Precinct 6
 
824
181
267
1,005
1,272
Precinct 1
 
935
155
215
1,090
1,305
Precinct 2
 
899
192
284
1,091
1,375
Precinct 3
 
748
152
207
900
1,107
Precinct 4
 
888
173
207
1,061
1,268
Precinct 5
 
850
162
205
1,012
1,217
Precinct 1
 
976
216
252
1,192
1,444
Precinct 2
 
887
201
303
1,088
1,391
Precinct 3
 
1,016
185
238
1,201
1,439
Precinct 4
 
848
171
307
1,019
1,326
Precinct 5
 
941
166
260
1,107
1,367
Totals
 
30,091
11,194
6,999
37,090
48,284