Maine Chebeague Island Bridge and Causeways, Referendum Question No. 5 (1963)

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The Maine Chebeague Island Bridge and Causeways Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 5, was on the November 5, 1963 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued up to $3 million in bonds for the construction of a bridge connecting Chebeague Island with Littlejohn Island.[2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 5 (1963)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No49,69969.68%
Yes 21,626 30.32%

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]

REFERENDUM QUESTION NO. 5

"Shall a bond issue be ratified in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 as set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Construction of a Causeway Connecting Chebeague Island with Littlejohns Island, and a Bridge and Causeway Connecting Littlejohns with Chebeague Island' passed by the 101st Legislature?" [3]

Similar measures

Other measures that have been used to seek funding for similar bridge projects include the following:

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References

  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 8, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bar Harbor Times, "Specimen Ballot," October 31, 1963
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.