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Maine Line-Item Veto Amendment, Question 7 (1995)

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The Maine Line-Item Veto Amendment was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Maine, as Question 7. It was approved.

It was proposed as a constitutional amendment to the Maine Constitution by the Maine legislature. The amendment gives the Governor of Maine a line-item veto over any expenditures of state funds.

Election results

Maine Question 7
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 286,929 71.3%
No115,21628.7%

The ballot language said:

"Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to give the Governor a line-item veto over expenditures of state funds, providing that vetoed items may be passed over the Governor's veto by a majority of all of the elected members of the Senate and the House of Representatives?"

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