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A '''Maine Biddeford Elections for Residents People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[1940 ballot measures|1940 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] relative to elections in the City of Biddeford, Maine.
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Voters '''ratified''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine Biddeford Elections People's Veto''', also known as '''Question No. 5''', was on the [[1940 ballot measures#Maine|September 9, 1940 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The measure changed the nominative process in the city of Biddeford's elections.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref><ref name=Lewiston>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TcE0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=jmgFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6715%2C5049379 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "Sample Ballot," September 3, 1940]</ref>
  
* In favor: 70,412
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 70,226
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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-]
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==Text of measure==
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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].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine]]
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* [[Maine 1940 ballot measures]]
* [[List of veto referendum ballot measures]]
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* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
{{wikipedia|Biddeford, Maine|Biddeford}}
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TcE0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=jmgFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6715%2C5049379 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "Sample Ballot," September 3, 1940]
* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm List of all People's Vetoes] from 1909-present.
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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.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/ballot-measures-database.aspx National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database]
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* [http://lldc.mainelegislature.org/Open/Laws/1939/1939_PS_c106.pdf Private and Special Laws Maine 1939, Chapter 106 AN ACT Relating to Elections in the City of Biddeford]
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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 full text of the ballot language can be read here.

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