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Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question No. 1 (1972)

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The Maine State Highways Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $10.3 million in bonds, including the matching of federal funds, for the construction of state highways.[2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 1 (1972)
Approveda Yes 259,313 67.01%

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]


"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purpose set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Issuance of Bonds in the amount of Ten Million Three Hundred Thousand Dollars on Behalf of the State of Maine to Build State Highways,' including the matching of Federal Funds, passed by the 105th Legislature?" [3]

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  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 16, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 31, 1972
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.