Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question (1970)

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The Maine State Highways Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question, was on the March 16, 1970 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $19.5 million in bonds, including the matching of federal funds, for the construction of state highways.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1970)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 65,235 54.99%
No53,39045.01%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

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The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

REFERENDUM QUESTION

"Shall a Bond Issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Issuance of Bonds in the Amount of Nineteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars on Behalf of the State of Maine to Build State Highways including the matching of Federal Funds' passed by the First Special Session of the 104th Legislature?" [4]

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