Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question No. 2 (1959)

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The Maine State Highways Construction, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the September 9, 1959 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $13 million in bonds for the construction of state highways.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1959)
Approveda Yes 39,305 77.52%

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 the Issuance of Bonds in the Amount of Thirteen Million Dollars on Behalf of the State of Maine for the Purpose of Building State Highways,' passed by the 99th 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 8, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 5, 1959
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.