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The proposed amendment would authorize the legislature to substitute for the present system of flat or uniform personal income tax rates a system of rates graduated according to the total amount of income received. The Legislature would also be authorized to provide for reasonable exemptions, deductions, credits, and abatements and could base Massachusetts income tax provisions on provisions of Federal income tax law.

1976 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 joint sessions of the House of Representatives and Senate of August 15, 1973, by a vote of 199-66, and on May 14, 1975, by a vote of 228-41?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
9,903
18,875
3,126
28,778
31,904
Precinct 1
 
194
390
77
584
661
Precinct 2
 
149
346
76
495
571
Precinct 3
 
193
420
71
613
684
Precinct 4
 
203
489
77
692
769
Precinct 5
 
156
392
56
548
604
Precinct 1
 
61
196
64
257
321
Precinct 2
 
294
432
60
726
786
Precinct 3
 
162
227
49
389
438
Precinct 4
 
323
437
80
760
840
Precinct 5
 
356
427
72
783
855
Precinct 6
 
194
316
64
510
574
Precinct 1
 
287
561
116
848
964
Precinct 2
 
311
459
115
770
885
Precinct 3
 
293
489
84
782
866
Precinct 4
 
260
547
73
807
880
Precinct 5
 
236
408
81
644
725
Precinct 1
 
281
574
80
855
935
Precinct 2
 
172
408
106
580
686
Precinct 3
 
335
556
67
891
958
Precinct 4
 
301
640
100
941
1,041
Precinct 5
 
242
605
127
847
974
Precinct 6
 
265
612
101
877
978
Precinct 1
 
215
508
82
723
805
Precinct 2
 
251
500
72
751
823
Precinct 3
 
271
512
56
783
839
Precinct 4
 
254
591
66
845
911
Precinct 5
 
219
451
80
670
750
Precinct 6
 
271
530
72
801
873
Precinct 1
 
280
586
68
866
934
Precinct 2
 
350
555
77
905
982
Precinct 3
 
320
465
72
785
857
Precinct 4
 
290
507
67
797
864
Precinct 5
 
233
419
65
652
717
Precinct 1
 
323
588
93
911
1,004
Precinct 2
 
316
546
89
862
951
Precinct 3
 
349
627
75
976
1,051
Precinct 4
 
419
868
191
1,287
1,478
Precinct 5
 
274
691
105
965
1,070
Totals
 
9,903
18,875
3,126
28,778
31,904