Maine Constitutional Revision Election Amendment (1908)
The Maine Constitutional Revision Election Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the September 14, 1908 ballot in Maine, where it was approved. The measure changed the language regarding the approval of legislative constitutional amendments by removing the phrase "in the manner prescribed by law, at their next biennial meeting in the month of September" and replacing it with "to meet in the manner prescribed by law for calling and holding biennial meetings of said inhabitants for election of senators and representatives on the second Monday in September following the passage of said resolve."
|Maine Constitutional Revision Election Amendment|
Election results via: All proposed Maine constitutional amendments, 1820-present
Text of measure
- See also: Maine Constitution, Article X, Section 2
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“|| Shall Section Two in Article Ten of the Constitution, as amended by the resolved of the fifty-eighth legislature passed March fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and adopted September eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, be further amended by striking out the words: "in the manner prescribed by law, at their next biennial meeting in the month of September," and inserting in place thereof the words: "to meet in the manner prescribed by law for calling and holding biennial meetings of said inhabitants for election of senators and representatives on the second Monday in September following the passage of said resolve;" so that the section as amended shall read as follows:
Those in favor of this amendment will vote "Yes," those opposed will vote "No," upon their ballot.
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