Maine State Highways Construction, Referendum Question No. 2 (1965)

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The Maine State Highways Construction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the November 2, 1965 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $9.6 million in bonds for the construction of state highways.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1965)
Approveda Yes 38,244 79.20%

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 Nine Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars on Behalf of the State of Maine to Build State Highways,' passed by the 102nd 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 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Biddeford Journal, "Specimen Ballot," October 25, 1965
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.