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The '''Maine Standard Time People's Veto''', also known as '''Question No. 1''', was on the [[1925 ballot measures#Maine|December 7, 1925 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The measure established the standard time in Maine as based on the mean astronomical time of the seventy-fifth degree of longitude west  from Greenwich, also known as Standard Eastern Time.<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=xasgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=aWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5835%2C4874416 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 3 , 1925]</ref><ref>[http://lldc.mainelegislature.org/Open/Laws/1925/1925_PL_c057.pdf ''PUBLIC LAWS OF THE STATE OF MAINE As Passed by the Eighty-second Legislature 1925,'' "Chapter 57," accessed April 3, 2014]</ref>
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The '''Maine Standard Time People's Veto''', also known as '''Question No. 1''', was on the [[1925 ballot measures#Maine|December 7, 1925 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The measure established the standard time in Maine as based on the mean astronomical time of the seventy-fifth degree of longitude west  from Greenwich, also known as Standard Eastern Time.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 3, 2014]</ref><ref name=Lewiston>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xasgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=aWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5835%2C4874416 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 3 , 1925]</ref><ref>[http://lldc.mainelegislature.org/Open/Laws/1925/1925_PL_c057.pdf ''PUBLIC LAWS OF THE STATE OF MAINE As Passed by the Eighty-second Legislature 1925,'' "Chapter 57," accessed April 3, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xasgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=aWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5835%2C4874416 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 3 , 1925]
 
* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xasgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=aWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5835%2C4874416 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "List of Questions," December 3 , 1925]
* [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.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
 
* [http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/ballot-measures-database.aspx National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database]
 
* [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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The Maine Standard Time People's Veto, also known as Question No. 1, was on the December 7, 1925 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure established the standard time in Maine as based on the mean astronomical time of the seventy-fifth degree of longitude west from Greenwich, also known as Standard Eastern Time.[1][2][3]

Election results

Maine Question No. 1 (1925)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 34,414 54.74%
No28,45445.26%

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.

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