Massachusetts initiatives and referendums, based upon a lengthy and complicated constitutional amendment, present legal and historical researchers with a number of questions and issues to resolve. This review of the resources on initiatives and referendums attempts to provide guidance for these researchers, while provoking critical thinking about issues past, present, and future.
Spencer E. Clough, Democracy's Harvest: Resources for Massachusetts Voters' Initiatives and Referendums, 26 Legal Reference Serv. Q. 113 (2007).