Maine Gubernatorial Term Length and Limits, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (1957)

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The Maine Four-Year Gubernatorial Amendment was on the September 9, 1957 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Maine Constitution. It was approved, becoming the 84th amendment to the Maine Constitution.
  • In favor: 60,240 Approveda
  • Opposed: 41,392

The amendment was placed on the ballot by the Maine State Legislature.

The question on the ballot was, "Shall the Constitution which now Provides for a Two-Year Term for the Governor, be Amended as Proposed by a Resolution of the Legislature, to a Four-Year Term with a Further Limitation that He shall not Succeed Himself after Two Such Terms?"

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