Maine Public Fish Piers, Airports and Transportation Improvements, Referendum Question No. 2 (1979)

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The Maine Public Fish Piers, Airports and Transportation Improvements Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $11.81 million in bonds for public fish piers, airports and other transportation improvements. This included $9 million for public fish piers, $950 thousand for Maine State Pier in Portland, $445 thousand for state ferry service improvements, $1.3 million for airport improvements and $115 thousand for railroad right-of-way acquisitions.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1979)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 173,349 67.08%
No85,08632.92%

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 a bond issue be ratified in the amount of $11,810,000 for public fish piers, airports and other transportation improvements?" [4]

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