Maine Division of Towns into Polling Places, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1920)

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The Maine Division of Towns into Polling Places, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1, was on the September 13, 1920 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure empowered the Legislature to authorize towns to have more than one voting place for all state and national elections.[2] This amended Section 16 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1920)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 76,129 72.19%
No29,33327.81%

Election results via: Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 16

The full text of the ballot language can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The full text of the proposed constitutional changes can be read here.

Similar measures

A similar measure was proposed in 1917, but was defeated.

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