Maine 2005 ballot measures
- One was a veto referendum challenging a newly-enacted state law forbidding discrimination based on sexual orientation.
- Five were bond propositions.
- One was a proposed constitutional amendment.
On the ballot
|VR||Question 1||LGBT||Rejects a new state law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation|
|BI||Question 2||Transportation||Issues $33.1 million in bonds for transportation improvements|
|BI||Question 3||Water||Issues $8.9 million in bonds for irrigation, public water systems and veterinary school at University of Maine|
|BI||Question 4||Development||Issues $20 million in bonds for economic growth and job creation|
|BI||Question 5||Environment||Issues $12 million in bonds for conservation of land, wildlife and waterfront|
|BI||Question 6||Education||Issues $9 million in bonds for building renovation for public higher education institutions|
|Question 7||Taxes||Permits state legislature to use current use values of waterfront property used for commercial fishing|
- 2005 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- Laws governing the initiative process in Maine
- Maine Legislature
- Citizen's guide to the Maine 2005 ballot measures
- Election results, Maine 2005 ballot measures
- That flurry of ballot questions, New York Times comment on one of the Maine 2005 ballot questions.
State of Maine
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Superintendent of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of Conservation | Commissioner of Labor | Chairman of Public Utilities |