Maine Airport Construction, Extension and Improvement, Referendum Question No. 5 (1967)

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The Maine Airport Construction, Extension and Improvement Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 5, was on the September 12, 1967 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $2,837,000 in bonds for the construction, extension and improvement of airports.[2]


A similar measure was defeated in 1966 that would have provided $2.95 million in bonds for the construction and improvement of airports.

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 5 (1967)
Approveda Yes 48,613 53.48%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]


"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize General Fund Bond Issue in Amount of Two Million Eight Hundred and Thirty-seven Thousand Dollars and to Appropriate Moneys for Construction, Extension and Improvement of Airports,' passed by the 103rd Legislature, be accepted?" [3]

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  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," September 5, 1967
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.