Maine Division of Towns into Polling Places, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1920)
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. The measure empowered the Legislature to authorize towns to have more than one voting place for all state and national elections. This amended Section 16 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.
|Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1920)|
Text of measure
The full text of the ballot language can be read here.
The full text of the proposed constitutional changes can be read here.
A similar measure was proposed in 1917, but was defeated.
- Maine 1920 ballot measures
- 1920 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Lewiston Evening Journal, "SPECIMEN BALLOT," August 30, 1920
- Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database
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