Maine 1978 ballot measures

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1979
1977
Seven statewide ballot measures appeared on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Maine.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question Housing Issues $2.1 million in bonds for construction of a dormitory at Northern Maine Vocational-Technical Institute Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Judiciary Eliminates justice of the peace as a constitutional office Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Constitutions Repeals obsolete language requiring the payment of poll tax and for exemption from military service Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 Bonds Reduces and combines two separate insurance limits under which the Maine Guarantee Authority operates Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 Legislatures Moves convening of the legislature from January to December following a general election Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 5 Taxes Requires state to reimburse municipalities for losses caused by property tax exemptions Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 Taxes Allows for taxes levied by school administrative districts to be assessed according to cost-sharing formulas Approveda

See also

Maine

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