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Maine Higher Education Loans, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1967)

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The Maine Higher Education Loans Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2, was on the November 7, 1967 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued up to $1 million in bonds for loans to students in higher education.[2]

Aftermath

In 1971, another ballot measure issued up to $4 milllion in bonds for loans for higher education.

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1967)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 57,583 70.57%
No24,01829.43%

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

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 2

"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature Pledging Credit of the State and Providing for the Issuance of Bonds Not Exceeding One Million Dollars for Loans for Maine Students in Higher Education?" [3]

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References

  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-," accessed April 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 31, 1967
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.