Here are the unofficial results of key ballot questions across the US in the Nov. 2, 2010, general election.

Winner Winners declared by the Associated Press are marked by a checkmark.

Massachusetts ballot question results

Arizona

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Health insurance

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to bar any regulation forcing residents to join a health-care system?

Winner Yes
738,555 55%
No
599,199 45%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Ban affirmative action

Incumbent: Should the state ban affirmative action programs that are administered by the state or local governments?

Winner Yes
787,346 59%
No
537,017 41%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Hunting, fishing rights

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to specify a right to hunt and fish?

Winner No
763,744 56%
Yes
593,310 44%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Secret ballot in union elections

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to require secret ballots in elections for employee representation?

Winner Yes
811,616 61%
No
527,664 39%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Legalize medical marijuana

Incumbent: Should residents be allowed to treat specific medical conditions with marijuana for personal use?

No
695,802 50%
Yes
691,954 50%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Arkansas

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Hunting, fishing rights

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to specify a right to hunt, trap, and fish?

Winner Yes
578,038 83%
No
121,316 17%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

California

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Legalize marijuana

Incumbent: Should adults be allowed to possess, grow, or transport marijuana for personal use, and should local governments be allowed to regulate and tax marijuana production and sale?

Winner No
4,046,807 54%
Yes
3,471,308 46%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Majority to pass state budget

Incumbent: Should the legislative vote required for passing state budgets and spending bills be changed from two-thirds to a simple majority?

Winner Yes
3,953,631 55%
No
3,264,200 45%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Colorado

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Definition of a person

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to apply the term 'person' to fetuses?

Winner No
1,148,294 71%
Yes
480,192 29%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Right of health care choice

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to say that "all persons should have the right of health care choice", and bar any law that requires individuals to buy insurance, join a health-care exchange, or accept government-subsidized care?

Winner No
853,001 53%
Yes
756,490 47%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Florida

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Balanced federal budget

Incumbent: Should Congress be asked to add an amendment to the US Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget?

Winner Yes
3,385,932 72%
No
1,321,204 28%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Illinois

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Governor recall amendment

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to allow an election to recall a sitting governor?

Winner Yes
2,124,588 66%
No
1,109,092 34%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Kansas

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Right to bear arms amendment

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to specify a right to keep and bear arms for defense, for hunting, and for recreational uses?

Winner Yes
710,255 89%
No
91,004 11%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Maine

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Approve a gambling casino

Incumbent: Should the state allow a casino to be built in Oxford County, subject to local approval?

Winner Yes
280,679 50%
No
275,415 50%
99% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Michigan

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Barring felons from public office

Incumbent: Should any officeholder convicted of a felony involving deceit and fraud be barred from holding public office for 20 years?

Winner Yes
2,276,874 75%
No
763,129 25%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Montana

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Payday loan interest rates

Incumbent: Should yearly interest rates on payday and title loans be capped at 36 percent?

Winner Yes
252,208 72%
No
100,001 28%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Nevada

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Restrict eminent domain

Incumbent: Should state and local governments in most cases be prohibited from acquiring land from private individuals by eminent domain and then transferring it to another private party for a private use?

Winner No
440,244 67%
Yes
214,086 33%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Oklahoma

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Voter identification

Incumbent: Should voters be required to produce photo identification in order to cast a ballot?

Winner Yes
745,591 74%
No
257,621 26%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Make English official language

Incumbent: Should official state actions be required to be in English? Native American languages could also be used.

Winner Yes
740,172 76%
No
239,603 24%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Sharia Law amendment

Incumbent: Should the state constitution require that courts use only federal and state law, and forbid the use of international or Sharia law, when deciding cases?

Winner Yes
694,729 70%
No
298,115 30%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Health care amendment

Incumbent: Should any law requiring residents, employers, or health care providers to participate in a health care system be declared unconstitutional?

Winner Yes
638,712 65%
No
348,039 35%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Oregon

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Legalize medical marijuana

Incumbent: Should the state create a system where farmers can become licensed to grow and distribute marijuana crops to medical marijuana dispensaries?

Winner No
747,051 56%
Yes
582,919 44%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Revenue from gambling

Incumbent: Should the state institute a gaming tax of 25 percent of gross casino revenues, with proceeds going to education, state police, and local governments?

Winner No
901,322 68%
Yes
419,344 32%
98% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Rhode Island

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Change state name

Incumbent: Should the state change its official name from "State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations" to "Rhode Island"?

Winner No
250,162 78%
Yes
71,030 22%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

South Carolina

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Hunting, fishing rights

Incumbent: Should the state amend its constitution to create a right for citizens to hunt and fish?

Winner Yes
1,096,421 89%
No
136,400 11%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Secret ballot in union elections

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to declare secret ballots a fundamental right in elections for employee representation?

Winner Yes
1,060,473 86%
No
170,807 14%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

South Dakota

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Smoking ban

Incumbent: Should the state's anti-smoking law be expanded to bars, Deadwood casinos, and video lottery establishments?

Winner Yes
204,047 64%
No
112,973 36%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Secret ballot in union elections

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to require secret ballots in elections for employee representation?

Winner Yes
241,851 79%
No
63,776 21%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM
Legalize medical marijuana

Incumbent: Should the state allow the possession, use, and cultivation of marijuana by and for persons with specified medical conditions?

Winner No
199,548 63%
Yes
115,637 37%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Tennessee

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Hunting, fishing rights

Incumbent: Should the state constitution be amended to specify a right to hunt and fish?

Winner Yes
1,289,545 90%
No
147,477 10%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

Utah

Ballot choice Party Votes Pct.
Secret ballot in union elections

Incumbent: Should the state constitution require secret ballots in elections for employee representation?

Winner Yes
335,728 60%
No
223,151 40%
100% reporting | Updated 03:26 PM

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