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Ballot Initiatives Submitted for the 2020 Biennial Statewide Election (proposed laws) and 2022 Biennial Statewide Election (proposed constitutional amendments)

Read all initiative petitions filed with the AG's Office on or before the first Wednesday in August 2019. Petitions are due by 5 p.m. on August 7. Certification decisions will be announced on September 4.

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19-01 Petition for a Constitutional Amendment Regarding the Public Funding of Abortion

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Thomas M. Harvey
Email tharveyesq@aol.com
Phone (617) 710-3616

19-01: Petition for a Constitutional Amendment Regarding the Public Funding of Abortion

Final Summary for 19-01: Petition for a Constitutional Amendment Regarding the Public Funding of Abortion

19-02 Mass Gun Safe Law

19-03 Initiative Petition for a Constitutional Amendment to Restore the Right to Vote

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Austin Frizzel
Email masspowervote@gmail.com
Phone (857) 244-1661

 

19-03 Initiative Petition for a Constitutional Amendment to Restore the Right to Vote

Final Summary for 19-03 Initiative Petition for a Constitutional Amendment to Restore the Right to Vote

19-04 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Humane Treatment of the Disabled

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Dan Farnkoff
Email danfarnkoff@gmail.com
Phone (857) 247-5828

19-04 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Humane Treatment of the Disabled

Final Summary for 19-04 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Humane Treatment of the Disabled

19-05 Initiative Petition for Law Relative to the Treatment of Persons with Disabilities

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Dan Farnkoff
Email danfarnkoff@gmail.com
Phone (857) 247-5828

19-05 Initiative Petition for Law Relative to the Treatment of Persons with Disabilities

Final Summary for 19-05 Initiative Petition for Law Relative to the Treatment of Persons with Disabilities

19-06 Initiative Law to Enhance, Update and Protect the 2013 Motor Vehicle Right to Repair Law

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Thomas Hickey
Email Tommy@massrighttorepair.org
Phone (617) 248-9772

19-06 Initiative Law to Enhance, Update and Protect the 2013 Motor Vehicle Right to Repair Law

Final Summary for 19-06 Initiative Law to Enhance, Update and Protect the 2013 Motor Vehicle Right to Repair Law

19-07 Initiative Petition Relative to Corporate Rights and Political Spending

Certified: No

Proponent's Contact  
Name Nick Bokron
Email info@passmassamendment.org
Phone (781) 715-7822

19-07 Initiative Petition Relative to Corporate Rights and Political Spending

Declination Letter for 19-07 Initiative Petition Relative to Corporate Rights and Political Spending

19-08 Initiative Petition Relative to Political Spending by Non-Residents of Massachusetts

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Nick Bokron
Email info@passmassamendment.org
Phone (781) 715-7822

19-08 Initiative Petition Relative to Political Spending by Non-Residents of Massachusetts

Final Summary for 19-08 Initiative Petition Relative to Political Spending by Non-Residents of Massachusetts

19-09 Whale Safe Fishing Act

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Richard Max Strahan
Email max@calmearth.org
Phone  

19-09 Whale Safe Fishing Act

Final Summary for 19-09 Whale Safe Fishing Act

19-10 Initiative Petition for a Law to Implement Ranked-Choice Voting in Elections

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name James Henderson
Email jim.henderson@rcv2020.com
Phone (617) 917-4913

19-10 Initiative Petition for a Law to Implement Ranked-Choice Voting in Elections

Final Summary for 19-10 Initiative Petition for a Law to Implement Ranked Choice Voting in Elections

19-11 An Act Establishing Adequate Funding for Residents of Massachusetts Nursing Homes

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Kathleen DelSordo
Email kadels12@gmail.com
Phone (508) 971-3273

19-11 An Act Establishing Adequate Funding for Residents of Massachusetts Nursing Homes

Final Summary for 19-11 An Act Establishing Adequate Funding for Residents of Massachusetts Nursing Homes

19-12 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to Primary Elections

Certified: No

Proponent's Contact  
Name Patrick Galvin
Email galvinjpatrick@yahoo.com
Phone  

19-12 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to Primary Elections

Declination Letter for 19-12 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to Primary Elections

19-13 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to Reducing the Risks of Technology

19-14 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by Food Stores

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Matthew T. Durand
Email mtdurand20@icloud.com
Phone (508) 270-1400

19-14 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by Food Stores

Final Summary for 19-14 Initiative Petition for a Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by Food Stores

19-15 Petition for a Law to Prevent Massachusetts From Becoming a Sanctuary State

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Michael O'Keefe
Email c/o eflynn-poppey@mintz.com
Phone (617) 542-6000

19-15 Petition for a Law to Prevent Massachusetts From Becoming a Sanctuary State

Final Summary for 19-15 Petition for a Law to Prevent Massachusetts From Becoming a Sanctuary State

19-16 Petition for a Law to Limit Taxpayer-Funded Payouts to Employees Leaving State Service

Certified: Yes

Proponent's Contact  
Name Lewis Evangelidis
Email c/o eflynn-poppey@mintz.com
Phone (617) 542-6000

19-16 Petition for a Law to Limit Taxpayer-Funded Payouts to Employees Leaving State Service

Final Summary for 19-16 Petition for a Law to Limit Taxpayer-Funded Payouts to Employees Leaving State Service

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