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A '''Maine Gas Tax Increase People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[1941 ballot measures|1941 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] increasing the state's gas tax.
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Voters '''rejected''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine Additional Gasoline Tax People's Veto''' was on the [[1941 ballot measures#Maine|December 10, 1941 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''defeated'''. The measure would have levied an additional tax on gasoline.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref><ref name=Lewiston>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=npY0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=h2gFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6229%2C5595484 ''The Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 6, 1940]</ref>
  
* In favor: 14,520
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 32,131 {{defeated}}
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Election results via: [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
  
==See also==
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==Text of measure==
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The language appeared on the ballot as:<ref name=Lewiston/>
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Shall the law enacted by the 1941 Legislature entitled "An Act Imposing an Additional Gasoline Tax" be ratified?
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* [[Maine 1941 ballot measures]]
 
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* [[1941 ballot measures]]
* [[List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine]]
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* [[List of Maine ballot measures]]
* [[List of veto referendum ballot measures]]
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* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine]]
  
 
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=npY0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=h2gFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6229%2C5595484 ''The Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 6, 1940]
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm List of all People's Vetoes] from 1909-present.
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The Maine Additional Gasoline Tax People's Veto was on the December 10, 1941 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied an additional tax on gasoline.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Gasoline Tax People's Veto (1941)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No32,13168.88%
Yes 14,520 31.12%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Shall the law enacted by the 1941 Legislature entitled "An Act Imposing an Additional Gasoline Tax" be ratified? [3]

See also

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External links

References

  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 8, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Lewiston Daily Sun, "List of Questions," December 6, 1940
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.