Maine Highways and Bridges Bond Issue Increase, Amendment No. 3 (1929)

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The Maine Highways and Bridges Bond Issue Increase Referendum, also known as Amendment No. 3, was on the September 9, 1929 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure increased the amount of bonds that could be issued to fund building state highways and intrastate, interstate and international bridges to $31 million.[1][2] This repealed and replaced Section 17 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Amendment No. 3 (1929)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 58,607 57.57%
No43,18942.43%

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

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 17

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

Constitutional changes

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

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.

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Defeated

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