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A '''Maine Gas Tax Increase People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[1929 ballot measures|1929 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] increasing the state's gas tax.
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Voters '''rejected''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine Gas Tax Increase People's Veto''', also known as '''Referendum Question No. 2''', was on the [[1929 ballot measures#Maine|September 9, 1929 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''defeated'''. The measure would have increased gasoline taxes to five cents per gallon.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/constleg1820_.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-," accessed April 3, 2014]</ref><ref name=Lewiston>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=bB4gAAAAIBAJ&sjid=n2YFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2928%2C4886244 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," September 3 , 1929]</ref>
  
* In favor: 35,258
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 79,673
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Election results via: [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
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==Text of measure==
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The full text of the ballot language can be read [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=bB4gAAAAIBAJ&sjid=n2YFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2928%2C4886244 here].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine]]
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* [[Maine 1929 ballot measures]]
* [[List of veto referendum ballot measures]]
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* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine]]
  
 
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=bB4gAAAAIBAJ&sjid=n2YFAAAAIBAJ&pg=2928%2C4886244 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," September 3 , 1929]
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=cB4gAAAAIBAJ&sjid=n2YFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5431%2C5332847 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "No on Gasoline Tax Increase Political Advertisement," September 7, 1929]</ref>
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/constleg1820_.htm Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library,  Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-]
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* [http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/ballot-measures-database.aspx National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database]
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm List of all People's Vetoes] from 1909-present.t.
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The Maine Gas Tax Increase People's Veto, also known as Referendum Question No. 2, was on the September 9, 1929 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure would have increased gasoline taxes to five cents per gallon.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question No. 2 (1929)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No79,67369.32%
Yes 35,258 30.68%

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

Text of measure

The full text of the ballot language can be read here.

See also

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