Maine Marine Businesses Bond Issue, Question 7 (2014)
Text of measure
The language will appear on the ballot as:
Do you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue to facilitate the growth of marine businesses and commercial enterprises that create jobs and improve the sustainability of the State’s marine economy and related industries through capital investments, to be matched by at least $7,000,000 in private and other funds?”
The election that will take place in Maine on November 4, 2014, is known as a referendum election. According to the Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, "Referendum Elections are held to provide Maine’s citizens an opportunity to vote on People’s Veto Referenda, Direct Initiatives of Legislation (i.e. Citizen Initiatives), Bond Issues, other referenda proposed by the Legislature, and Constitutional Amendments. Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine."
Path to the ballot
- See also: Legislatively-referred state statute
- Maine Secretary of State, "Upcoming Elections: November 4, 2014 - General Election," accessed August 7, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, "Upcoming Elections," accessed September 9, 2014
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