Maine 1972 ballot measures
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was an initiated state statute.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Six of the measures were legislatively-referred bond questions.
- Eight of the measures were approved and three were defeated.
On the ballot
|IndISS||Direct Initiative Question||Elections||Removes straight party square box on general election ballots, establishes alphabetically listing of candidates by office|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 1||Education||Issues $3,850,000 in bonds for vocational technical institutes and reservation schools|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 2||Prisons||Issues $2,985,000 in bonds for enlargement and improvement of mental and correctional institutes|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 3||Transportation||Issues $4 million in bonds for a toll bridge across the Kennebec River between Waterville and Winslow|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 4||Bonds||Issues $3.09 million in bonds for state park facilities, various airports and a maintenance building at Augusta|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 1||Transportation||Issues $10.3 million in bonds for the construction of state highways|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 2||Education||Issues $8.36 million in bonds for classroom facilities at seven campuses of the University of Maine|
|LRSS||Referendum Question No. 3||Transportation||Reallocates moneys appropriated for Auburn-Lewiston Airport and construction at Rumford|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1||Housing||Provides government credit for loans for housing for Native Americans|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2||Housing||Provides government credit for loans for housing for Veterans|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3||Legislatures||Reduces the age of eligibility to serve in the House of Representatives to 20 years of age|
- Lewiston Evening Journal, "Specimen Ballot," June 12, 1972
- Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 31, 1972
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Initiated Bills
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database
State of Maine
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Superintendent of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of Conservation | Commissioner of Labor | Chairman of Public Utilities |