Maine Appointment of Justices of Peace and Notaries Public, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1974)

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The Maine Appointment of Justices of Peace Amendment was on the 1974 ballot in Maine, where it was approved. It was the 124th constitutional amendment added to the Maine Constitution.

The amendment was legislatively-referred to the ballot by the Maine Legislature.

  • In favor: 239,953
  • Opposed: 71,644

The purpose of the amendment was relative to the appointment of Justices of Peace and Notaries Public to an initial term by the governor and executive council, and thereafter by renewal of commission.

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