Maine 1996 ballot measures
Revision as of 19:18, 17 November 2011 by January
1996 ballot in Maine.
- Nine measures were approved, while two were defeated.
- Eight measures were legislative referrals.
- Three measures were citizen-initiated.
On the ballot
|BI||Question 1||Bonds||Issues $4,905,316 in bonds to create a statewide library information system|
|IndISS||Question 1||Term Limits||Seeks to impose term limits on the U.S. Congress through five provisions|
|IndISS||Question 2: Option 2A||Forests & Parks||Bans clearcutting and other new logging standards (initiated measure)|
|Question 2: Option 2B||Forests & Parks||Promotes sustainable forest management by making Compact for Maine's Forests law (competing measure)|
|Question 2: Option 2C||Forests & Parks||Rejects both options 2A and 2B|
|IndISS||Question 3||Elections||Enacts system for public financing of gubernatorial and state legislative campaigns|
|BI||Question 4||Forests & Parks||Issues $3 million in bonds for improvements to the state park and historic site facilities|
|BI||Question 5||Environment||Issues $16.5 million to clean up hazardous substance discharges, tire stockpiles and solid waste landfills|
|BI||Question 6||Development||Issues $11 million in bonds for the Small Enterprise Growth Fund and the Agricultural Marketing Load Fund|
|BI||Question 7||Water||Issues $10 million for water pollution management facilities and protection of drinking water resources|
|Question 8||Direct Democracy||Increases from two to five the number of working days that local officials have to certify signatures on initiatives|
- 1996 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- Laws governing the initiative process in Maine
- Maine Legislature
- Citizen's guide to the November 5, 1996 Maine ballot questions
- November 5, 1996 Maine ballot question election results, Questions 1-4
- November 5, 1996 Maine ballot question election results, Questions 5-8
- June 11 election vote totals
- Votes on Maine initiatives
- Votes on Maine constitutional amendments
- Votes on Maine bond questions