Maine Educational Television Network, Referendum Question (1962)

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The Maine Educational Television Network Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question, was on the June 18, 1962 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued up to $1.5 million in bonds for the development of a statewide educational television network.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1962)
Approveda Yes 59,574 54.80%

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]


"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purpose set forth in 'An Act Providing for construction of an Educational Television Network for the State of Maine and the Issuance of Not Exceeding One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars of the State of Maine Bonds for the Financing Thereof,' passed by the First Special Session of the 100th Legislature?" [3]

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  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 8, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Evening Journal, "Specimen Ballot," June 9, 1962
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.