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Maine Tuition for Unemployed, Full-Time Technical College Students, Question 5 (1992)

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The Maine Tuition for Unemployed, Full-Time Technical College Students Bond Issue, also known as Question 5, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $9,984,000 in bonds to pay for the tuition of 3,000 unemployed Maine citizens enrolled as full-time students in eligible programs at technical colleges. The estimated interest on the bonds at 5.5 percent over 10 years was $3,020,462.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 5 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No351,22355.16%
Yes 285,473 44.84%

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:[3]

Do you favor a $9,985,000 bond issue to fund the payment of tuition for unemployed Maine citizens enrolled as full-time students in eligible programs at Maine's technical colleges? [4]

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