Maine Coastal Access and Harbor, Ferry and Laboratory Improvements, Bond Issue 6 (1986)

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The Maine Coastal Access and Harbor, Ferry and Laboratory Improvements Bond Issue, also known as Bond Issue 6, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $10 million in bonds for the acquisition of land for coastal access, harbor improvements, state ferry improvements and improvements to the marine laboratory at McKown Point, Boothbay Harbor. The acquisition of land for coast access would have received $3.25 million. Harbor improvements would have received $4 million. The state ferry improvements would have received $2 million. The laboratory would have received $750,000.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Bond Issue 6 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No200,72550.42%
Yes 197,396 49.58%

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

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The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall a $10,000,000 bond issue be approved to provide for acquisition of land for coastal access, harbor improvements, Maine State Ferry improvements and improvements to the State's Marine Laboratory at McKown Point, Boothbay Harbor? [4]

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