Maine State Route 6 Reconstruction, Referendum Question No. 1 (1967)

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The Maine State Route 6 Reconstruction Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the September 12, 1967 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $3 million in bonds to reconstruct and eliminate hazardous portions of State Route 6.[2]

Aftermath

A second attempt at funding a reconstruction of State Route 6 through legislatively-referred bond question was made in 1970. It would have issued $30 million in bonds for the project, but it was also defeated.[1]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 1 (1967)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No51,17455.87%
Yes 40,415 44.13%

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]

REFERENDUM QUESTION NO. 1

"Shall a bond issue be ratified in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 as set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Reconstruction and elimination of Hazardous Locations on Portions of State Route 6,' passed by the 103rd Legislature?" [3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 11, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," September 5, 1967
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.