Maine 1979 ballot measures
November 6, 1979 ballot in Maine.Five statewide ballot measures were on the
- One of the measures was an initiated state statute.
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred bond questions.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.
- Three of the measures were approved and two were defeated.
On the ballot
|IndISS||Returnable Container Question||Environment||Repeals a law that placed a mandatory deposit on bottles|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 1||Transportation||Issues $16.5 million in bonds for highway and bridge improvements|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 2||Transportation||Issues $11.81 million in bonds for public fish piers, airports and other transportation improvements|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 3||Energy||Issues $2.5 million in bonds for energy conservation improvements for local government buildings|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment||Suffrage||Repeals literacy test requirement for voting rights|
- Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election November 6, 1979: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 31, 1978
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Initiated Bills 1910-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Ninth Legislature Directory
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database