Maine 1917 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the September 10, 1917 ballot in Maine.

On the ballot

September 10

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposed Amendment No. 1 Suffrage Grants women equal suffrage with men Defeatedd
LRCA Proposed Amendment No. 2 Local Gov't Empowers Governor to removed and replace sheriffs Approveda
LRCA Proposed Amendment No. 3 Elections Grants Legislature the power to authorize division of towns into more than one election district Defeatedd
LRCA Proposed Amendment No. 4 War & Peace Requires all commissioned officers of the militia be appointed and commissioned by the Governor Defeatedd
LRCA Proposed Amendment No. 5 Redistricting Allows representation in the House of Representatives to remain as formerly in the event of the merger of towns and cities Approveda

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