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The proposed amendment would provide that equality under the law may not be denied or abridged on the basis of sex, race, color, creed or national origin. This amendment adds one sentence to Article I of Part the First of the Constitution which now contains a general statement of individual rights, including the right to enjoy and defend life and liberty and the right to acquire and protect property.

1976 Nov 2 :: 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 Senate of August 15, 1973, by a vote of 261-0, and on May 14, 1975, by a vote of 217-55?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
17,599
11,190
3,115
28,789
31,904
Precinct 1
 
378
204
79
582
661
Precinct 2
 
299
206
66
505
571
Precinct 3
 
364
252
68
616
684
Precinct 4
 
421
269
79
690
769
Precinct 5
 
307
231
66
538
604
Precinct 1
 
144
113
64
257
321
Precinct 2
 
454
262
70
716
786
Precinct 3
 
265
131
42
396
438
Precinct 4
 
501
260
79
761
840
Precinct 5
 
508
270
77
778
855
Precinct 6
 
336
182
56
518
574
Precinct 1
 
493
362
109
855
964
Precinct 2
 
484
297
104
781
885
Precinct 3
 
516
280
70
796
866
Precinct 4
 
493
320
67
813
880
Precinct 5
 
399
251
75
650
725
Precinct 1
 
538
318
79
856
935
Precinct 2
 
334
241
111
575
686
Precinct 3
 
570
316
72
886
958
Precinct 4
 
606
334
101
940
1,041
Precinct 5
 
488
365
121
853
974
Precinct 6
 
522
348
108
870
978
Precinct 1
 
387
344
74
731
805
Precinct 2
 
493
252
78
745
823
Precinct 3
 
487
289
63
776
839
Precinct 4
 
448
393
70
841
911
Precinct 5
 
427
240
83
667
750
Precinct 6
 
487
311
75
798
873
Precinct 1
 
525
339
70
864
934
Precinct 2
 
553
353
76
906
982
Precinct 3
 
472
311
74
783
857
Precinct 4
 
462
335
67
797
864
Precinct 5
 
423
232
62
655
717
Precinct 1
 
565
352
87
917
1,004
Precinct 2
 
552
312
87
864
951
Precinct 3
 
619
352
80
971
1,051
Precinct 4
 
713
567
198
1,280
1,478
Precinct 5
 
566
396
108
962
1,070
Totals
 
17,599
11,190
3,115
28,789
31,904