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Maine 1980 ballot measures

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1981
1979
Five ballot questions were on the 1980 ballot in Maine.
  • One was a veto referendum challenging a newly-enacted state law forbidding slot machines in the state. This vote was held on March 11, 1980.
  • One was a citizen initiative about nuclear power. This vote was held on September 23, 1980.
  • Three were proposed constitutional amendments.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Slot Machine Ban Gambling Voters could reject a new state law banning slot machines Defeatedd


CISS No Electricity from Nuclear Environment Prohibit the generation of nuclear power in the state through nuclear fission Defeatedd


LRCA Apportionment Act State legislature Bring into conformance the year in which the House and Senate shall be apportioned Approveda


LRCA Initiative Elections Elections Initiative and people's veto elections can be held at the same time as a scheduled statewide election Approveda


LRCA Justices of the Peace Act Judicial reform Manner of selection of judges of probate and justices of the peace Approveda


See also

Maine

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