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Maine State Teachers College Student Housing, Referendum Question No. 2 (1961)

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The Maine State Teachers College Student Housing Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the October 10, 1961 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure provided an issue up to $2.6 million in bonds for the construction of self-liquidating student housing for the Aroostook, Farmington, Gorham and Washington State Teachers Colleges.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1961)
Approveda Yes 31,256 76.17%

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 'An Act to Authorize the Construction of Self-Liquidating Student Housing for the State Teachers Colleges and the Issuance of not Exceeding $2,600,000 Bonds of the State of Maine for the Financing Thereof,' passed by the 100th Legislature, be accepted?" [3]

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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 Evening Journal, "Specimen Ballot," October 3, 1961
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.