Maine Energy Conservation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 3 (1981)

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The Maine Energy Conservation Improvements Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 3, was on the November 3, 1981 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $2 million for energy conservation improvements to state-owned buildings.[2]

Background

This measure was the fourth time Maine voters approved a legislatively-referred bond question relating to energy conservation improvements to state-owned buildings. The first such measure issued $2.5 million in bonds for energy conservation improvements for local government buildings.[3][4] A second measure was voted upon in 1979 for energy conservation improvements for local government buildings. That measure was also approved.[3][5] A third measure was voted upon and approved in 1980. That measure provided $7 million in bonds for energy conservation improvements for public school buildings and the University of Maine.[3][6]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 3 (1981)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 133,514 57.36%
No99,25142.64%

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 in the amount of $2,000,000 for energy conservation improvements in state-owned buildings?" [7]

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