The Maine Vocational-Technical Institutes Equipment and Land Purchases Bond Issue, also known as Bond Issue 7, was on the November 5, 1985 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $2.2 million in bonds for the purchase of equipment and land for vocational-technical institutes. This included the allocations for equipment in the amount of $424,243 for Central Maine, $203,172 for Eastern Maine, $175,349 for Kennebec Valley, $314,126 for Northern Maine, $219,300 for Southern Maine and $163,810 for Washington County Vocational-Technical Institutes. Additionally, $700,000 was allocated for the acquisition of land at Southern Maine Vocational-Technical Institute.
| Maine Bond Issue 7 (1985)|
| Yes|| 124,029|| 65.45%|
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:
"Do you favor a $2,200,000 bond issue to purchase equipment and land for vocational-technical institutes?"
- ↑ Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 24, 2014
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election November 5, 1985: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 29, 1985
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Twelfth Legislature, "Private and Special Laws, Chapter 58," accessed April 24, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.