The Maine Town Merger Apportionment of Representatives, also known as Proposed Amendment No. 5, was on the September 10, 1917 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed representation in the Maine House of Representatives to remain as formerly in the event of the merger of towns and cities. This amended Section 3 of Article IV, Part First of the Maine Constitution.
| Maine Proposed Amendment No. 5 (1917)|
| Yes|| 22,013|| 50.34%|
Election results via:
Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
Text of measure
- See also: Maine Constitution, Article IV, Part First, Section 3
The full text of the ballot language can be read here.
The full text of the proposed constitutional changes can be read here.