Maine Safety Belts Required for Four Years and Older, Question 8 (1995)

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The Maine Safety Belts Required for Four Years and Older Referendum, also known as Question 8, was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved.[1] The measure required the wearing of seat belts in motor vehicles when a person four years or older is a passenger in the vehicle.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 8 (1995)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 208,164 50.39%
No204,92849.61%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Referenda Votes on Acts of the Maine Legislature 1910-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Question 8:

Do you favor requiring all persons to use safety belts in motor vehicles? [4]

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