Maine Municipal Debt Limit Increase, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 (1951)

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The Maine Municipal Debt Limit Amendment was on the September 26, 1951 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Maine Constitution. It was defeated.
  • Yes: 21,478 (45%)
  • No: 26,232 (55%) Defeatedd

The question on the ballot was, "Resolve, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution to Liberalize Limitation of Municipal Indebtedness. (Shall the Constitution be Amended as Proposed by a Resolution of the Legislature to Increase from 5% to 7 1/2% the Limitation of Municipal Indebtedness?)"

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

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