Maine Recreational and Scenic Lands, Wildlife Habitats and Public Access, Question 5 (1991)

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The Maine Recreational and Scenic Lands, Wildlife Habitats and Public Access Bond Issue, also known as Question 5, 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 $5 million in bonds for the purchase of outstanding recreational and scenic lands, as well as wildlife habitat conversation and increasing public access. The funds would have been under the direction and supervision of the Land for Maine's Future Board in the State Planning Office. The estimated interest on the bonds at 5.6 percent over 5 years was $840,000.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 5 (1991)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No214,92957.71%
Yes 161,456 42.29%

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 $5,000,000 bond issue for the purchase of outstanding recreational and scenic lands, wildlife habitat conservation and increasing public access for Maine's people? [4]

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