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Maine School Building Construction, Referendum Question No. 2 (1974)

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The Maine School Building Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $25 million in bonds to provide for elementary and secondary school building construction.[2]

Background

In 1970, a bond issue had made $50 million available for the same purposes of this measure.

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 206,097 61.84%
No127,15938.16%

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. 2

"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize Bond Issue in the amount of $25,000,000 to Provide Funds for School Building Construction' passed by the 106th Legislature?" [3]

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  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 17, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 29, 1974
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.