Maine Gambling Machines Prohibition, Referendum Question (1980)
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. The measure would have prohibited games of change played on machines.
|Maine Referendum Question (1980)|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
"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?"
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- The Lewiston Journal, "State of Maine General Election November 4, 1980: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 28, 1980
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 23, 2014
- Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election March 11, 1980: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," March 4, 1980
- Public Laws of the State of Maine As Passed at the First Regular Session of the One Hundred and Ninth Legislature, "Chapter 271," accessed April 23, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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