Maine 1948 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the September 13, 1948 ballot in Maine.

The indirect initiated state statute asked voters to choose one of three options: Barlow Bill, Tabb Bill or against both bills. The voters chose against both bills.

On the ballot

September 13

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Direct Democracy Changes signature requirement for referendum petitions to 10 percent of the vote for governor cast in last gubernatorial election Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Legislature Allows reimbursement of travel expenses to and from the legislature once each week Approveda
IndISS Barlow Bill Labor and Unions Protects "the right to work" while also prohibiting secondary boycotts, sympathetic strikes and jurisdictional strikes Defeatedd
IndISS Tabb Bill Labor and Unions Protects right of member and non-members of labor organizations to the opportunity to work Defeatedd
IndISS Against Both Labor Union Bills Labor and Unions Refuses both Barlow and Tabb Bills Approveda

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