Article III, Maine Constitution
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The powers of this government shall be divided into 3 distinct departments, the legislative, executive and judicial.
| Text of Section 2:
To Be Kept Separate
No person or persons, belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except in the cases herein expressly directed or permitted.
- Maine Repeal of Poll Tax and Military Service Exemption, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1978), which was approved on November 7, 1978.
- List of amendments to the Maine Constitution
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- Maine.gov, "Enacted Constitutional Amendments from 1911 - Present"
- Maine.gov, "Constitution of the State of Maine 1820"
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- Hatch, Louis Clinton (1919). Maine: A History, New York, New York: The American Historical Society