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Maine 1996 ballot measures

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Eleven statewide ballot measures were on the 1996 ballot in Maine.

On the ballot

June 11

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Primary Bond issues $4,905,316 in bonds to create a statewide library system Approveda

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Term limits Impose term limits on Maine's delegation to the U.S. Congress Approveda

CISS Question 2A Environment Regulations on how much timber could be removed from state lands in any 15 year period. Defeatedd

LR Question 2B Environment Adopt statewide rules governing timber harvesting in Maine Approveda

LR Question 2C Environment Reject both measure 2A and 2B Defeatedd

CISS Question 3 Elections Enact system under which political candidates could be funded by the "Clean Elections Fund" Approveda

LRSS Question 4 Bonds $3 million in bonds for improvements to the state park and historic site facilities Approveda

LRSS Question 5 Bonds $16.5 million to investigate, abate and clean up hazardous substance discharges Approveda

LRSS Question 6 Bonds $11 million in bonds for the Small Enterprise Growth Fund and the Agricultural Marketing Load Fund Approveda

LRSS Question 7 Bonds $10 million for water pollution management facilities Approveda

LRCA Question 8 Elections Increase from 2 to 5 the number of working days that local officials have to certify signatures on initiatives. Approveda

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