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Maine Military Service Voting Clarification, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 (1955)

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The Maine Military Service Voting Clarification Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4, was on the September 12, 1955 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1][2] The measure repealed language specifying voting regulations for persons in the military. This repealed Section 12 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 4 (1955)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 25,347 84.46%
No4,66415.54%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 12

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 4

"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature to clarify voting by persons in military service?"

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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