Maine 1948 ballot measures
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was an indirect initiated state statute.
- The legislatively-referred constitutional amendments were approved.
The indirect initiated state statute asked voters to choose one of three options: Barlow Bill, Tabb Bill or against both bills. The voters chose against both bills.
On the ballot
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1||Direct Democracy||Changes signature requirement for referendum petitions to 10 percent of the vote for governor cast in last gubernatorial election|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2||Legislature||Allows reimbursement of travel expenses to and from the legislature once each week|
|IndISS||Barlow Bill||Labor and Unions||Protects "the right to work" while also prohibiting secondary boycotts, sympathetic strikes and jurisdictional strikes|
|IndISS||Tabb Bill||Labor and Unions||Protects right of member and non-members of labor organizations to the opportunity to work|
|IndISS||Against Both Labor Union Bills||Labor and Unions||Refuses both Barlow and Tabb Bills|
- The Lewiston Daily Sun, "List of Questions," September 11, 1948
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Initiated Bills 1910-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database
State of Maine
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Superintendent of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of Conservation | Commissioner of Labor | Chairman of Public Utilities |