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A '''Maine Town of Gorges People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[1910 ballot measures|1910 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] to "Divide the Town of York and Establish the Town of Gorges."
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Voters '''rejected''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine Town of Gorges People's Veto''', also known as '''P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397''', was on the [[1910  ballot measures#Maine|September  12, 1910 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''defeated'''. The measure repealed a legislative measure to divide the town of York and establish the town of Gorges.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/constleg1820_.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-," accessed April 1, 2014]</ref>
  
* In favor: 19,692
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 34,722
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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  P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 can be read [http://books.google.com/books?id=TD4wAQAAMAAJ&lpg=PA792&ots=_pZyROrpC_&dq=An%20Act%20Relating%20to%20the%20Reconstruction%20of%20Portland%20Bridge%20Maine&pg=PA785#v=onepage&q&f=false here].
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P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 was originally approved on April 2, 1909.<ref>[http://books.google.com/books?id=TD4wAQAAMAAJ&lpg=PA792&ots=_pZyROrpC_&dq=An%20Act%20Relating%20to%20the%20Reconstruction%20of%20Portland%20Bridge%20Maine&pg=PA785#v=onepage&q&f=false ''Seventy-fourth Legislature of the State of Maine,'' "Chapter 397," accessed April 2, 2014]</ref>
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* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine]]
  
 
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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://books.google.com/books?id=TD4wAQAAMAAJ&lpg=PA792&ots=_pZyROrpC_&dq=An%20Act%20Relating%20to%20the%20Reconstruction%20of%20Portland%20Bridge%20Maine&pg=PA785#v=onepage&q&f=false Full text of P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397]
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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 Town of Gorges People's Veto, also known as P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397, was on the September 12, 1910 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure repealed a legislative measure to divide the town of York and establish the town of Gorges.[1]

Election results

Maine P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No34,72263.81%
Yes 19,692 36.19%

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

Text of measure

The full text of P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 can be read here.

Path to the ballot

P. & S. L. 1909, c. 397 was originally approved on April 2, 1909.[2]

See also

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