Maine House of Representatives Age Qualification, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (1972)
The Maine House of Representatives Age Qualification Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have reduced the age qualification for members of the House of Representatives to 20 years.
|Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (1972)|
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature to reduce the age of qualification as a Member of the House of Representatives to twenty years?"
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- Maine House of Representatives Elections, Powers and Apportionment, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1963)
- Maine 1972 ballot measures
- 1972 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Lewiston Daily Sun, "Specimen Ballot," October 31, 1972
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database
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