Maine Leavitt Hall at Maine Maritime Academy Renovation, Referendum Question No. 2 (1977)

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The Maine Leavitt Hall at Maine Maritime Academy Renovation Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the December 5, 1977 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $300,000 in serial coupon bonds to raise funds for construction of capital improvements, renovation, equipment and furnishing for Leavitt Hall at the Maine Maritime Academy. The funds from these bonds would have been used together with approximately $600,000 raised by the academy.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1977)
Defeatedd No112,07552.72%
Yes 100,512 47.28%

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]

"Shall 'An Act to authorize a bond issue in the amount of $300,000 for use in conjunction with approximately $600,000 to be raised by the Maine Maritime Academy for the renovation of Leavitt Hall at the academy,' as approved by the First Regular Session of the 108th Legislature, be accepted?" [4]

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