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The proposed amendment would authorize the Legislature to enact a law that agricultural and horticultural lands shall be valued, for taxation purposes, according to their agricultural or horticultural uses. No parcel of land less than five acres which has not been actively devoted to such uses for two years preceding the tax year could be valued at less than fair market value.

1972 Nov 7 :: 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 June 18, 1969, received 221 votes in the affirmative and 22 in the negative, and in a joint session of the two branches held May 12, 1971, received 238 votes in the affirmative and 14 in the negative?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
17,961
7,673
8,446
25,634
34,080
Precinct 1
 
350
166
175
516
691
Precinct 2
 
319
135
190
454
644
Precinct 3
 
340
168
177
508
685
Precinct 4
 
423
219
229
642
871
Precinct 5
 
329
153
182
482
664
Precinct 1
 
144
78
139
222
361
Precinct 2
 
396
191
221
587
808
Precinct 3
 
289
106
142
395
537
Precinct 4
 
531
174
253
705
958
Precinct 5
 
503
191
217
694
911
Precinct 6
 
319
160
190
479
669
Precinct 1
 
488
212
336
700
1,036
Precinct 2
 
437
176
171
613
784
Precinct 3
 
525
207
268
732
1,000
Precinct 4
 
494
235
188
729
917
Precinct 5
 
461
162
177
623
800
Precinct 1
 
528
230
238
758
996
Precinct 2
 
326
156
239
482
721
Precinct 3
 
527
263
244
790
1,034
Precinct 4
 
570
249
256
819
1,075
Precinct 5
 
520
253
329
773
1,102
Precinct 6
 
553
237
262
790
1,052
Precinct 1
 
422
203
199
625
824
Precinct 2
 
452
204
226
656
882
Precinct 3
 
496
195
196
691
887
Precinct 4
 
557
203
221
760
981
Precinct 5
 
339
215
220
554
774
Precinct 6
 
446
240
218
686
904
Precinct 1
 
557
239
229
796
1,025
Precinct 2
 
626
258
225
884
1,109
Precinct 3
 
506
212
212
718
930
Precinct 4
 
513
190
163
703
866
Precinct 5
 
460
156
175
616
791
Precinct 1
 
534
245
278
779
1,057
Precinct 2
 
534
216
211
750
961
Precinct 3
 
766
235
216
1,001
1,217
Precinct 4
 
778
310
409
1,088
1,497
Precinct 5
 
603
231
225
834
1,059
Totals
 
17,961
7,673
8,446
25,634
34,080