Maine 1957 ballot measures
September 9, 1957 ballot in Maine.Five statewide ballot questions were on the
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred bond questions.
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- All five of the measures were approved.
On the ballot
|BI||Referendum Question No. 1||Transportation||Issues $24 million in bonds for the construction of state highways|
|BI||Referendum Question No. 2||Transportation||Issues $2.5 million in bonds for ferry services to North Haven, Vinalhaven, Islesboro and Swan's Island|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1||Gov't Finances||Provides a $20 million bond issue for guaranteed loans for industrial purposes|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2||Elections||Moves general election date to Tuesday after the first Monday in November|
|Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3||Term limits||Creates four-year term for Governor; prohibits more than two consecutive terms|
- Lewiston Evening Journal, "Specimen Ballot," September 6, 1957
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database