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Panel: Ballot Question 1

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Additional Tax on Income Over One Million Dollars

October 12, 12:15-1:30 pm | Ellison Campus Center, Vets Hall 

This fall, Massachusetts voters will be electing many statewide and local positions. There will also be four statewide ballot questions, which are laws, issues, or questions that appear on the ballot for voters to decide directly.

Join this event to learn more about Ballot Question 1 as well as what a “YES” and “NO” vote means.


  • Max Page, President, Massachusetts Teachers Association

  • Dan Cence, Spokesperson, Coalition to Stop the Tax Hike Amendment

This proposed constitutional amendment would establish an additional 4% state income tax on that portion of annual taxable income in excess of $1 million. Revenues from this tax would be used, subject to appropriation by the state Legislature, for public education, public colleges and universities; and for the repair and maintenance of roads, bridges, and public transportation. Learn more.

Register and submit your questions.

Find more voting information and resources.


Hosted by the Frederick E. Berry Institute of Politics and the Politics, Policy and International Relations Department.

When 1:30pm
Ellison Campus Center, North Campus
1 Meier Drive, Salem, MA 01970
Vets Hall
Samantha Giffen

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