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A '''Maine Uniform Ballot Boxes People's Veto Vote''' was on the [[Maine 1912 ballot measures|September 9, 1912 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a [[veto referendum]].  Voters were asked if they wanted to ratify a recent act of the [[Maine State Legislature]] that provided "for the Use of Uniform Ballot Boxes and the Preservation of ballot Cast at Elections."
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Voters '''ratified''' the legislation:
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The '''Maine Uniform Ballot Boxes People's Veto''', also known as '''Question No. 1''', was on the [[1912  ballot measures#Maine|September  9, 1912 ballot]] in [[Maine]] as a {{vrfull}}, where it was '''approved'''. The measure provided for the use of uniform ballot boxes and for the preservation of ballots cast at elections.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/peoplesveto.htm ''Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library,'' "People's Vetoes 1909-," accessed April 2, 2014]</ref> <ref name=Lewiston>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=MCMgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4149%2C156200 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "Sample Ballot," September 4, 1912]</ref>
  
* In favor: 72,816
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==Election results==
* Opposed: 33,884
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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=MCMgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4149%2C156200 here].
  
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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://news.google.com/newspapers?id=MCMgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dWkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4149%2C156200 ''Lewiston Daily Sun,'' "Sample Ballot," September 4, 1912]
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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 Uniform Ballot Boxes People's Veto, also known as Question No. 1, was on the September 9, 1912 ballot in Maine as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure provided for the use of uniform ballot boxes and for the preservation of ballots cast at elections.[1] [2]

Election results

Maine Question No. 1 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 72,816 68.24%
No33,88431.76%

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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