Maine Turnpike Widening, Question 6 (1997)

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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.[1] 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.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 6 (1997)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 210,629 60.84%
No135,54939.16%

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:[2]

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? [4]

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