Maine World War II Veterans's Bonus Taxes, Referendum Question (1946)

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The Maine World War II Veterans's Bonus Taxes Referendum, also known as Referendum Question, was on the September 9, 1946 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1946)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No109,45064.38%
Yes 60,544 35.62%

Election results via: Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Referenda Votes on Acts of the Maine Legislature 1910-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

REFERENDUM QUESTION

"Shall the act providing for the payment of a bonus to Maine veterans of World War II and for the payment of other veteran's benefits and to provide for such payments by additional cigarette and liquor taxes and miscellaneous taxes, as submitted by the 92nd legislature to the people be accepted?" [3]

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  1. Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Referenda Votes on Acts of the Maine Legislature 1910-," accessed April 7, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Daily Sun, "List of Questions," September 5, 1946
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.