Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Bond Question, Question 5 (2012)
|Constitution:||Rhode Island Constitution|
|Referred by:||Rhode Island General Assembly|
The Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Bond Question, also known as Question 5, was a legislatively-referred bond question on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Rhode Island, where it was approved.
The measure authorized the state government to issue bonds of no more than $12,000,000 to finance wastewater infrastructure projects and eight million dollars $8,000,000 to finance drinking water infrastructure projects.
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
The following are official election results:
|Rhode Island Question 5 (2012)|
Results via: The Rhode Island State Board of Elections.
Text of measure
The ballot language that voters saw on the ballot reads:
|“||Approval of this question will authorize the State of Rhode Island to issue general obligation bonds, refunding bonds, and temporary notes in an amount not to exceed twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) to be leveraged with federal and state capitalization grants to finance wastewater infrastructure projects and eight million dollars ($8,000,000) to be leveraged with federal and state capitalization grants to finance drinking water infrastructure projects.||”|
No formal campaign in favor of the measure was identified by Ballotpedia.
No formal campaign in opposition of the measure was identified by Ballotpedia.
Path to the ballot
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Voter Handbook - 2012," accessed September 11, 2012
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.