Maine Vocational High Schools Capital Expenses, Question 3 (1998)

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The Maine Vocational High Schools Capital Expenses Bond Issue, also known as Question 3, was on the June 9, 1998 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.[1] The measure issued $5 million in bonds for capital expenses at vocational high schools. The estimated interest on the bonds at 4.5 percent over 5 years was $675,000.[2][3]

The Maine legislature referred a vocational high school bonds ballot measure to voters in 1998. The question was approved with 66.2% of the vote. The measure allowed vocational high schools, like the one above, to receive up to $5 million in bonds for capital expenses.

Election results

Maine Question 3 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 91,170 66.20%
No46,55433.80%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

QUESTION 3: BOND ISSUE

Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for capital expenses for vocational high schools?[4]

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