Maine Highway, Bridge, Airport and Harbor Improvements, Question 7 (1989)

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The Maine Highway, Bridge, Airport and Harbor Improvements Bond Issue, also known as Question 7, was on the November 7, 1989 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $21 million in bonds for highway, state and local bridges, harbor and airport improvements. $17 million was allocated for highway and bridge improvements, $1 million for airports and $3 million for harbors. The estimated interest on the bonds at 7 percent over 20 years was $15,435,000.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 7 (1989)
Approveda Yes 152,148 64.83%

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:[3]

Do you favor a $21,000,000 bond issue for highway, state and local bridges, harbor and airport improvements? [4]

Similar measures

This measure was the third time a legislatively-referred bond question was voted upon to fund combinations of highways, bridges, airports and harbors in Maine.

Several measures have been voted upon to provide funding for these projects as single issues.


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