The Maine Suffrage for Native Americans Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the September 13, 1954 ballot in Maine, where it was approved.
The measure becoming the 77th amendment to the Maine Constitution, affecting Article II, Section 1 and Article IV, Part 1, Section 2.
| Maine Amendment 2 (1954)|
| Yes|| 155,528|| 78.86%|
Election Results via: The Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature permitting Indians to vote?
Path to the ballot
- Legislative Document: L.D. 470, H.P. 423 (1953 Regular Session)
- Legislative Enactment: With Amendment #265, Resolves 1953, c. 97