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Maine State Park, Conservation and Recreation Lands Protection, Question 5 (1993)

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The Maine State Park, Conservation and Recreation Lands Protection Referendum, also known as Question 5, was on the November 2, 1993 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure required a two-thirds vote by the legislature to reduce or change the purpose of state park, conservation or recreation land. This created Section 23 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 5 (1993)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 169,485 72.88%
No63,05627.12%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 23

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to protect state park or other designated conservation or recreation land by requiring a 2/3 vote of the Legislature to reduce it or change its purpose? [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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