Maine Filling Councilor Vacancies, Amendment No. 1 (1929)

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The Maine Filling Councilor Vacancies Referendum, also known as Amendment No. 1, was on the September 9, 1929 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure empowered the Governor with the advice and consent of the council to appoint a councilor for a vacancy within 30 days of its occurrence.[1][2] This amended Section 2 of Article V of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Amendment No. 1 (1929)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 62,075 65.62%
No32,52734.38%

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

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

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

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