Maine Native American Reservation School, Water and Sewage Facilities, Referendum Question No. 1 (1968)

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The Maine Native American Reservation School, Water and Sewage Facilities Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the June 17, 1968 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $384,000 in bonds for the construction and modernization of school facilities at three Native American reservations and to construct water and sewage facilities at the township reservation in Princeton.[2]

Aftermath

In 1969, $310,000 in bonds was issued to construct water and sewage facilities at three Indian Housing Authorities in the state.[1][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 1 (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 78,304 82.32%
No16,81717.68%

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. 1

"Shall the State provide for construction and modernization of school facilities at three Indian reservations and construct water and sewage facilities at Indian Township Reservation in Princeton by issuing bonds in the amount of $384,000, passed at the Second Special Session of the 103rd Legislature?" [4]

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