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A '''Maine Slot Machine Ban''', appearing on the ballot was '''Measure 1''', asked: "Shall the slot machine ban become law?"It passed.
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A '''Maine Slot Machine People's Veto Vote''', appearing on the ballot as '''Measure 1''', was on the [[Maine 1980 ballot measures|March 11, 1980 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] that banned slot machines in the state.   
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Voters '''rejected''' the ban:
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* In favor: 14,520.
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* Opposed: 32,131.
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The language on the ballot said:
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:Shall "An Act to Amend the Laws Relating to Games of Chance," which Prohibits the Licensing the Games of Chance Conducted with Gambling Machines, Become Law?
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/inivot.htm "Votes on Initiated Bills: 1910-"], compiled by the Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library.
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm List of all People's Vetoes] from 1909-present.
 
* [http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Maine.pdf I&R Institute ballot measure database for Maine]
 
* [http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Maine.pdf I&R Institute ballot measure database for Maine]
 
'''Important reference note:'''  The [[Initiative & Referendum Institute]] lists this initiative as a 1980 Maine initiative.  The Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library's list of Maine Initiated Measures doesn't '''not''' list it.
 
  
 
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[[Category:Maine 1980 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Maine 1980 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Gambling, Maine]]
 
[[Category:Gambling, Maine]]

Revision as of 09:10, 27 December 2008

A Maine Slot Machine People's Veto Vote, appearing on the ballot as Measure 1, was on the March 11, 1980 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum. Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the Maine State Legislature that banned slot machines in the state.

Voters rejected the ban:

  • In favor: 14,520.
  • Opposed: 32,131.

The language on the ballot said:

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

External links