Maine Water Pollution Control Facilities and Public Water Supply Protection, Question 3 (1991)

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The Maine Water Pollution Control Facilities and Public Water Supply Protection Bond Issue, also known as Question 3, was on the November 5, 1991 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have issued $16.5 million in bonds to help municipalities and water districts with the costs of capital construction to protect the public water supply and to provide funds for the construction of water pollution control facilities. Specifically, $13.8 million would have been used for the construction of water pollution control facilities and $2.7 million would have been used as aid to municipalities and water districts to help them meet the requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 3 (1991)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No210,52356.17%
Yes 164,283 43.83%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Do you favor a $16,500,000 bond issue to help municipalities and water districts with the costs of capital construction to protect public water supply and to provide funds for the constructions of water pollution control facilities? [4]

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