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Maine Sunday and Holiday Store Openings, Question No. 1 (1990)

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The Maine Sunday and Holiday Store Openings Initiative, also known as Question No. 1, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Maine as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure allowed stores to open on Sundays and certain holidays, as long as stores in excess of 5,000 square feet of selling space did not require employees to work on those days.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Question No. 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 272,129 52.48%
No246,37847.52%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Initiated Bills 1980-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Do You Favor the Change in Maine Law that Would Allow all Stores a Choice to Open on Sunday and Certain Holidays, Provided Stores in Excess of 5000 Square Feet of Selling Space do not Require thier Employees to Work on Such Days Proposed by Citizen Petition? [3]

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