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Maine Highways and Bridges Bond Issue Increase, Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (1939)

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The Maine Highways and Bridges Bond Issue Increase Referendum, also known as Proposed Amendment to the Constitution, was on the September 11, 1939 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided an additional issue of highway bonds.[1][2] This would have amended Section 17 to Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (1939)
Defeatedd No21,26556.31%
Yes 16,500 43.69%

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

Text of measure

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

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes proposed by this measure 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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