Maine Town Merger Apportionment of Representatives, Proposed Amendment No. 5 (1917)

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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.[1][2] This amended Section 3 of Article IV, Part First of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Amendment No. 5 (1917)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 22,013 50.34%
No21,71949.66%

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.

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The full text of the proposed constitutional changes can be read here.

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