Boston Olympics 2024: voters will be heard

Boston was selected as the U.S. representative host city in January

This artist's rendering released Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 by the Boston 2024 planning committee shows a proposed pedestrian boulevard along a channel running to a temporary Olympic stadium in Boston, if the city is awarded the Summer Olympic games in 2024. Boston goes up against potential bids from Rome, Paris, Germany and South Africa. The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to make its decision in 2017. (AP Photo/Boston 2024)

BOSTON Mass. (WWLP) – Organizers of Boston’s Olympic bid are promising to give voters the chance to make their voices heard. They’ve promised to put an up or down question on the next state election ballot.

But questions remain about the referendum process, how the question will be worded, and will it be legally binding?

22News asked people how they would feel about a Boston Olympics in 2024. Daniel Cote of Buckland said, “I feel as though yes, because I think it brings a lot of financial opportunity to the state.

Boston was selected as the U.S. representative host city in January, but support for the games has sagged in public opinion polls.

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