Maine Highway and Bridge Improvement Program, Referendum Question No. 2 (1975)

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The Maine Highway and Bridge Improvement Program Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $13.6 million in bonds for highway and bridge improvements.[2]

Aftermath

In 1977, an additional $11.5 million in bonds were issued to fund the Highway and Bridge Improvement Program.[1]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1975)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 106,619 71.13%
No43,28228.97%

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]

REFERENDUM QUESTION NO. 2

"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'AN ACT to Authorize Bond Issue in the Amount of $13,600,000 to Finance the Highway and Bridge Improvement Program?" [3]

Similar measures

Funding for state highway construction projects has been a frequent ballot issue in Maine. The following lists those that have been approved and defeated.

Approved

Defeated

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 17, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 28, 1975
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.