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The full text of the ballot language can be read [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TcE0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=jmgFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6715%2C5049379 here].
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Shall the law enacted by the 1939 legislature entitled "An Act Relating to Elections in the City of Biddeford" be ratified?
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The Maine Biddeford Elections People's Veto, also known as Question No. 5, was on the September 9, 1940 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure changed the nominative process in the city of Biddeford's elections.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Question No. 5 (1940)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 70,412 50.01%
No70,22649.99%

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]

QUESTION NO. 5

Shall the law enacted by the 1939 legislature entitled "An Act Relating to Elections in the City of Biddeford" be ratified? [3]

See also

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References

  1. Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 7, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lewiston Daily Sun, "Sample Ballot," September 3, 1940
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.