Maine Repeal Treasurer Term Limit, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1951)

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The Maine Repeal Treasurer Term Limit Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1, was on the September 10, 1951 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed the provision limiting the State Treasurer to serve no more than six years successively.[1][2] This amended Section 1 of Article V, Part Fourth of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1951)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 27,073 54.81%
No22,32045.19%

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

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article V, Part Fourth, Section 1

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 1

"Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to remove the provision the treasurer shall not be eligible more than 6 years successively?" [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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