Maine Higher Education Loans to Parents, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1982)

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The Maine Higher Education Loans to Parents Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure authorized the use of state credit to secure funds to make educational loans to parents of Maine students attending institutions of higher education. This amended Section 2 of Article VIII, Part First of the Maine Constitution.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1982)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 257,040 61.24%
No162,69638.76%

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

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article VIII, Part First, Section 2

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

"Shall the Constitution of Maine be amended to authorize the credit of the State to be loaned to secure funds for loans to parents of Maine students attending institutions of higher education?" [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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