The Maine Turnpike Widening Referendum, also known as Question 6, was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure directed the Maine Turnpike Authority to construct an additional travel lane for each direction on the Maine Turnpike between miles 12 and 42.
| Maine Question 6 (1997)|
| Yes|| 210,629|| 60.84%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Referenda Votes on Acts of the Maine Legislature 1910-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Question 6: Referendum Question
Do you favor adding one travel lane in each direction to the southern end of the Maine Turnpike, paid for by turnpike tolls, to reduce accidents and congestion?
- ↑ Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Referenda Votes on Acts of the Maine Legislature 1910-," accessed May 2, 2014
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Maine Secretary of State: Division of Elections, "Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election, Tuesday, November 4, 1997," accessed May 2, 2014
- ↑ Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Seventeenth Legislature, "Initiated Bills, Chapter 1," accessed May 2, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.