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Maine 1980 ballot measures

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1981
1979
Five ballot questions were on the 1980 ballot in Maine.
  • One was a veto referendum challenging a newly-enacted state law forbidding slot machines in the state. This vote was held on March 11, 1980.
  • One was a citizen initiative about nuclear power. This vote was held on September 23, 1980.
  • Three were proposed constitutional amendments.

On the ballot

March 11

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Referendum Question Gambling Prohibits games of chance played on machines Defeatedd

June 10

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question Education Issues $8 million in bonds for improvements to vocational-technical institutes and the Maine Maritime Academy Approveda

September 23

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Referendum Question Nuclear Prohibits the generation of nuclear power in the state through nuclear fission Defeatedd

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Referendum Question No. 1 Judiciary Issues $4 million in bonds for court facilities improvements Defeatedd
BI Referendum Question No. 2 Energy Issues $7 million in bonds for energy conservation improvements for public school buildings and the University of Maine Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Legislatures Brings into conformance the year in which the House and Senate are apportioned Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Direct Democracy Changes schedule for voting dates on referendum and initiatives Approveda
LRCA Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 Judiciary Creates constitutional and statutory methods for selection of judges of probate and justices of the peace Approveda

See also

Maine

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