Massachusetts Charter School Expansion Initiative

The Massachusetts Charter School Expansion Initiative was an unsuccessful initiative voted on in the Massachusetts general election held on November 8, 2016. It was one of four 2016 ballot measures put to public vote.


Question 2 on the ballot, "Charter School Expansion".[1]

Response Votes %
No 2,025,840 60%
Yes 1,243,665 37%
blank 109,296 3%


If the ballot measure had been approved, the proposed law would have taken effect on January 1, 2017.


  1. ^ a b "Statewide Ballot Questions — Statistics by Year: 2016". Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Dumcius, Gintautas (2016-07-11). "Here are your Mass. ballot questions for Nov. 2016: Charter schools, marijuana, farm animal cruelty, and 2nd slot parlor". Retrieved 2016-09-19.

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