The Maine House of Representatives Elections, Powers and Apportionment Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1, was on the November 5, 1963 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure changed the election, powers and apportionment of the Maine House of Representatives. The measure amended Sections 2-A, 3 and 5 of Article VI, Part First and Sections 2-A, 3 and 5 of Article VI, Part Second of the Maine Constitution.
A similar measure was passed in 1966 relating to the elections, powers and apportionment of the Senate.
| Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 (1963)|
| Yes|| 44,556|| 65.92%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
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.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 1
"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature affecting the election, powers and apportionment of the House of Representatives?"