The Maine Community Water and Sewer Bond Question 1
was on the November 6, 2012 ballot
in the state of Maine
as a legislatively-referred state statute
, where it was approved
. The measure allowed for a bond for water and sewer projects in the state. The measure was one of two water and sewage bond measures
that were proposed for the ballot.
The proposal was sent to the ballot during the week of May 17, 2012 as a part of four bond issues that were placed up for a statewide public vote.
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
The following are official election results:
| Maine Question 3|
| Yes|| 418,555|| 57.8%|
Results via the Maine Secretary of State's website.
Text of the measure
The following was the ballot language that appeared before voters:
||Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to purchase land and conservation easements statewide from willing sellers for public land and water access, conservation, wildlife or fish habitat and outdoor recreation, including hunting and fishing and deer wintering areas, and to preserve working farmland and working waterfronts to be matched by at least $5,000,000 in private and public contributions?
No formal opposition was identified.
Path to the ballot
The Maine Legislature passed the measure during May 2012, sending it to the governor for either approval for the ballot or veto. The measure was reviewed and sent to the ballot.