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The proposed constitutional amendment would allow a governor who had not served in the preceding year as governor to submit a proposed budget to the legislature within eight weeks of the beginning of the legislative session. A governor who had served in the preceding year would still be required to submit a proposed budget within three weeks of the beginning of a legislative session.

1978 Nov 7 :: 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 May 28, 1975, by a vote of 267-3, and on August 10, 1977, by a vote of 250-1?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
14,907
5,275
5,213
20,182
25,395
Precinct 1
 
283
122
124
405
529
Precinct 2
 
279
100
122
379
501
Precinct 3
 
311
123
128
434
562
Precinct 4
 
359
158
108
517
625
Precinct 5
 
312
106
117
418
535
Precinct 1
 
125
49
84
174
258
Precinct 2
 
379
100
127
479
606
Precinct 3
 
174
67
81
241
322
Precinct 4
 
379
123
121
502
623
Precinct 5
 
355
133
158
488
646
Precinct 6
 
249
100
99
349
448
Precinct 1
 
461
162
180
623
803
Precinct 2
 
359
143
177
502
679
Precinct 3
 
429
148
130
577
707
Precinct 4
 
397
148
132
545
677
Precinct 5
 
352
126
113
478
591
Precinct 1
 
421
170
127
591
718
Precinct 2
 
318
81
151
399
550
Precinct 3
 
413
176
134
589
723
Precinct 4
 
510
179
144
689
833
Precinct 5
 
477
158
198
635
833
Precinct 6
 
463
157
162
620
782
Precinct 1
 
354
140
130
494
624
Precinct 2
 
377
135
138
512
650
Precinct 3
 
430
117
107
547
654
Precinct 4
 
460
154
112
614
726
Precinct 5
 
321
120
121
441
562
Precinct 6
 
447
164
119
611
730
Precinct 1
 
450
147
147
597
744
Precinct 2
 
471
145
157
616
773
Precinct 3
 
397
139
132
536
668
Precinct 4
 
451
157
114
608
722
Precinct 5
 
340
112
100
452
552
Precinct 1
 
473
171
177
644
821
Precinct 2
 
439
151
134
590
724
Precinct 3
 
510
159
157
669
826
Precinct 4
 
712
240
288
952
1,240
Precinct 5
 
470
195
163
665
828
Totals
 
14,907
5,275
5,213
20,182
25,395