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Maine Weight of Commercial Vehicles and Related Provisions, Referendum Question (1974)

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The Maine Weight of Commercial Vehicles and Related Provisions People's Veto, also known as Referendum Question, was on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have repealed and replaced language regarding commercial vehicles, including weight and length limits.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1974)
Defeatedd No197,94661.58%
Yes 123,501 38.42%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes-

Text of measure

A semi truck.

The language appeared on the ballot as:


"Shall Chapter 796 of the Public Laws of 1973, enacted by the First Special session of the 106th Legislature, and approved by the Governor, entitled, "AN ACT to Change Weights and Related Provisions for Commercial Vehicles", become law?" [4]

—Lewiston Daily Sun [3]

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