Maine 1996 ballot measures

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1997
1995
Eleven statewide ballot measures were on the 1996 ballot in Maine.

On the ballot

June 11

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Question 1 Bonds Issues $4,905,316 in bonds to create a statewide library information system Approveda

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Term Limits Seeks to impose term limits on the U.S. Congress through five provisions Approveda
IndISS Question 2: Option 2A Forests & Parks Bans clearcutting and other new logging standards (initiated measure) Defeatedd
Question 2: Option 2B Forests & Parks Promotes sustainable forest management by making Compact for Maine's Forests law (competing measure) Approveda
Question 2: Option 2C Forests & Parks Rejects both options 2A and 2B Defeatedd
IndISS Question 3 Elections Enacts system for public financing of gubernatorial and state legislative campaigns Approveda
BI Question 4 Forests & Parks Issues $3 million in bonds for improvements to the state park and historic site facilities Approveda
BI Question 5 Environment Issues $16.5 million to clean up hazardous substance discharges, tire stockpiles and solid waste landfills Approveda
BI Question 6 Development Issues $11 million in bonds for the Small Enterprise Growth Fund and the Agricultural Marketing Load Fund Approveda
BI Question 7 Water Issues $10 million for water pollution management facilities and protection of drinking water resources Approveda
LRCA Question 8 Direct Democracy Increases from two to five the number of working days that local officials have to certify signatures on initiatives Approveda

See also

Maine

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