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A '''Maine State Government Administration People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[1931 ballot measures|1931 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] relating to the administration of state government.
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Voters '''ratified''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine State Government Administration People's Veto''', also known as '''Referendum Question''', was on the [[1931 ballot measures#Maine|November 9, 1931 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The measure changed the structure and name of the Sea and Shore Fisheries Commission to the new Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries. The three member commission and the office of director were abolished and replaced with a single commissioner appointed by the [[Governor of Maine|Governor]] effective July 1, 1932.<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=1fgoAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kmcFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5312%2C2951292 ''Lewiston Evening Journal,'' "List of Questions," November 4, 1931]</ref>
  
* In favor: 41,077 {{approved}}
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 30,368
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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=1fgoAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kmcFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5312%2C2951292 here].
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==Supporters==
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* William Tudor Gardiner
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* State Administrative Code Committee
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* Blaine S. Viles, Treasurer of State Administrative Code Committee
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===Campaign contributions===
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A statement of expenditures by the supporting groups can be read [http://newspaperarchive.com/us/maine/bath/bath-independent/1931/10-08/page-5 here].
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==See also==
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* [[Maine 1931 ballot measures]]
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* [[1931 ballot measures]]
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* [[List of Maine 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://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, People's Vetoes 1909-]
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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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==References==
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm List of all People's Vetoes] from 1909-present.
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The Maine State Government Administration People's Veto, also known as Referendum Question, was on the November 9, 1931 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure changed the structure and name of the Sea and Shore Fisheries Commission to the new Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries. The three member commission and the office of director were abolished and replaced with a single commissioner appointed by the Governor effective July 1, 1932.[1][2]

Election results

Maine Referendum Question (1931)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 41,077 57.49%
No30,36842.51%

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.

Supporters

  • William Tudor Gardiner
  • State Administrative Code Committee
  • Blaine S. Viles, Treasurer of State Administrative Code Committee

Campaign contributions

A statement of expenditures by the supporting groups can be read here.

See also

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References


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