Maine Biddeford Police Commission, Question No. 6 (1940)

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The Maine Biddeford Police Commission People's Veto, also known as Question No. 6, was on the September 9, 1940 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure provided for a police commission in the city of Biddeford.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Question No. 6 (1940)
Approveda Yes 69,933 51.00%

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 lthe law enacted by the 1939 Legislature entitled "An Act to Provide a Police Commission for the City of Biddeford" be ratified? [3]

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  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, "Sample Ballot," September 3, 1940
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.