The Maine Municipal Home Rule Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3, was on the November 4, 1969 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for municipal home rule. This means that municipalities could alter and amend their charters on matters of a local and municipal nature not otherwise prohibited by the Constitution or general laws. The procedure for doing so was to be proscribed by the Legislature. This measure added Article VIII-A, Section 1 to the Maine Constitution.
| Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (1969)|
| Yes|| 76,405|| 57.61%|
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. 3
"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature to Provide for Municipal Home Rule?"