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Summary

The proposed amendment to the Constitution authorized the Legislature to classify real property according to uses, and authorized the assessment, rating, and taxation of real property at different rates in the different classes so established, but proportionately in the same class. The amendment further authorizes the granting of reasonable exemptions and abatements.

1970 Nov 3 :: 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 a joint session of the two branches held July 15, 1968, received 155 votes in the affirmative and 98 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held May 14, 1969, received 147 votes in the affirmative and 119 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
9,115
13,293
7,800
22,408
30,208
Precinct 1
 
197
290
190
487
677
Precinct 2
 
198
269
188
467
655
Precinct 3
 
179
285
165
464
629
Precinct 4
 
222
339
178
561
739
Precinct 5
 
172
276
164
448
612
Precinct 1
 
73
125
141
198
339
Precinct 2
 
199
303
203
502
705
Precinct 3
 
146
193
126
339
465
Precinct 4
 
226
291
232
517
749
Precinct 5
 
210
338
176
548
724
Precinct 6
 
212
237
163
449
612
Precinct 1
 
313
336
303
649
952
Precinct 2
 
198
308
149
506
655
Precinct 3
 
264
370
218
634
852
Precinct 4
 
276
374
205
650
855
Precinct 5
 
206
360
155
566
721
Precinct 1
 
290
383
252
673
925
Precinct 2
 
196
263
238
459
697
Precinct 3
 
271
428
231
699
930
Precinct 4
 
283
462
209
745
954
Precinct 5
 
284
419
328
703
1,031
Precinct 6
 
297
409
293
706
999
Precinct 1
 
221
380
210
601
811
Precinct 2
 
237
302
186
539
725
Precinct 3
 
295
332
179
627
806
Precinct 4
 
289
403
177
692
869
Precinct 5
 
199
302
195
501
696
Precinct 6
 
272
373
205
645
850
Precinct 1
 
275
432
198
707
905
Precinct 2
 
299
407
223
706
929
Precinct 3
 
230
343
195
573
768
Precinct 4
 
263
349
183
612
795
Precinct 5
 
207
315
177
522
699
Precinct 1
 
256
449
239
705
944
Precinct 2
 
257
353
194
610
804
Precinct 3
 
264
470
176
734
910
Precinct 4
 
347
529
333
876
1,209
Precinct 5
 
292
496
223
788
1,011
Totals
 
9,115
13,293
7,800
22,408
30,208