Maine University Classroom Expansion and Improvement, Referendum Question No. 1 (1969)

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The Maine University Classroom Expansion and Improvement Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 1, was on the November 4, 1969 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $7.54 million in bonds for the expansion of classroom facilities and other improvements at several campuses of the University of Maine. These would have included a utility building at Fort Kent, a sewage treatment plant at Gorham, a classroom buildings at Orono and Aroostook and other projects.[2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. (1969)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No74,52051.23%
Yes 70,949 48.77%

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:[2]

REFERENDUM QUESTION NO. 1

"Shall the State provide expanded classroom facilities and improvements at the several campuses of the University of Maine to allow for program improvement and increased enrollment by issuing bonds in the amount of $7,540,000?" [3]

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  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 14, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 28, 1969
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.