Maine State Park, Conservation and Recreation Lands Protection, Question 5 (1993)
The Maine State Park, Conservation and Recreation Lands Protection Referendum, also known as Question 5, was on the November 2, 1993 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required a two-thirds vote by the legislature to reduce or change the purpose of state park, conservation or recreation land. This created Section 23 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.
|Maine Question 5 (1993)|
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to protect state park or other designated conservation or recreation land by requiring a 2/3 vote of the Legislature to reduce it or change its purpose? 
The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.
- Maine 1993 ballot measures
- 1993 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Fifteenth Legislature, Constitutional Resolutions, Chapter 1
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-," accessed April 30, 2014
- Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Fifteenth Legislature, "Constitutional Resolutions, Chapter 1," accessed April 30, 2014
- Scribd, "Official Vote and Citizen's Guide to Maine Referendum Election held on November 2, 1993," accessed April 30, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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