Income tax repeal gets 1st ballot slot
A petition making possession of up to one ounce of marijuana a civil and not criminal offense will be Question 2, while Question 3 will be a petition asking whether to ban dog racing in Massachusetts.
Galvin, who oversees state elections, has discretion over the order of questions on the ballot. Spokesman Brian McNiff said the secretary put the income tax question first "based on the perceived relative importance of the proposed laws."
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