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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=KY9GAAAAIBAJ&sjid=WvMMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3928%2C4807165 ''The Lewiston Journal,'' "State of Maine General Election November 4, 1980: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 28, 1980]
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=b2o-AAAAIBAJ&sjid=61kMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3129%2C1645919 ''Bangor Daily News,'' "State of Maine Special Election March 11, 1980: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," March 4, 1980]
 
* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
 
* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
  

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The Maine Gambling Machines Prohibition People's Veto, also known as Referendum Question, was on the March 11, 1980 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was defeated.[1] The measure would have prohibited games of change played on machines.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1980)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No32,13168.88%
Yes 14,520 31.12%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

"Shall ‘An Act to Amend the Laws Relating to Games of Chance,’ which Prohibits the Licensing of Games of Chance Conducted with Gambling Machines, Become Law?"[4]

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