Maine Sheriff Term Limits, Constitutional Amendment 9 (1985)

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The Maine Sheriff Term Limits Referendum, also known as Constitutional Amendment 9, was on the November 5, 1985 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure extended the terms of office for sheriffs from two years to four. This amended Section 10 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Constitutional Amendment 9 (1985)
Approveda Yes 110,080 57.87%

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

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 10

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

"Shall the Constitution of Maine be amended to extend the tenure for sheriffs from 2 years to 4 years?" [4]

Constitutional changes

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

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