Maine University Construction and Renovations, Referendum Question No. 3 (1977)

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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.[1] 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.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 3 (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No107,83250.24%
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:[3]

"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?" [4]

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