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Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question No. 1 (1974)

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The Maine State Highways Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $7.8 million in bonds to build state highways.[2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 1 (1974)
Approveda Yes 255,141 73.16%

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]


"Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize Bond Issue in the Amount of $7,800,000 to Build State Highways,' passed by the 106th 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.



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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.