Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question No. 1 (1968)

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The Maine State Highways Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $12.8 million in bonds for the construction of state highways.[2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 1 (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 246,291 74.85%
No82,76725.15%

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. 1

"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Issuance of Bonds in the Amount of Twelve Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars on Behalf of the State of Maine to Build State Highways,' passed by the 103rd Legislature?" [3]

Similar measures

Funding for state highway construction projects has been a frequent ballot issue in Maine. The following lists those that have been approved and defeated.

Approved

Defeated

See also

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References

  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 29, 1968
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.