The Maine University Construction and Renovations Bond Issue, also known as Referendum Question No. 3, was on the December 5, 1977 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated. The measure would have issued $5,965,000 in bonds for capital improvements, construction, renovation, equipment and furnishings for several projects at the University of Maine. These projects would have included a classroom laboratory building at Farmington Campus, an environmental science building at Orono Campus, equipment for a science building at the Portland/Gorham Campus and third floor addition to an English and mathematics building on Orono Campus.
| Maine Referendum Question No. 3 (1977)|
|Yes|| 106,796|| 49.76%|
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:
"Shall 'An Act to Authorize Bond Issue in the Amount of $5,965,000 for the Construction and Renovations of Higher Education Facilities at the University of Maine,' as approved by the First Regular Session of the 108th Legislature, be accepted?"
- ↑ 'Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 17, 2014
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "Specimen Ballot," November 28, 1977
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Private and Special Laws of the State of Maine As Passed at the First Regular Session of the One Hundred and Eighth Legislature, "Chapter 69," accessed April 17, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.