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Maine State Archives

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29-191130-V05

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Election Tabulations for the General Election: Referendum & Proposed Constitutional Amendment, held on September 10, 1951. Referendum Question No. 1: "Shall a bond issue be ratified for the purposes set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Issuance of Bonds in the Amount of $27,000,000 on Behalf of the State of Maine for the Purpose of Building State Highways,' passed by the 95th Legislature?"; Referendum Question No. 2: "Shall a bond issue be ratified in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 as set forth in 'An Act to Authorize the Construction of a Toll Bridge Across the Penobscot River Between the Cities of Bangor and Brewer,' passed by the 95th Legislature?"; Referendum Question No. 3: "Shall a bond issue be ratified in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 as set forth in 'An act to Authorize the Construction of a Toll Bridge Across the Androscoggin River Between the Cities of Lewiston and Auburn,' passed by the 95th Legislature?"; Referendum Question No. 4: "Shall the act passed by the 95th legislature, making the combination highway and railroad and bridge across Fore River, when constructed, a toll bridge until all bonds issued for such construction have been retired, be accepted?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to remove the provision that the treasurer shall not be eligible more then 6 years successively?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature providing that direct initiative of legislation shall require not less than 10% of the total vote for governor as cast in the last previous gubernatorial election?; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to increase from 5% to 7 1/2% the limitation of municipal indebtedness?" ; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to make temporarily inoperative any measure adopted by the people which fails to provide a revenue adequate for its services?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 5: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to exempt rental agreements with the Maine School Building Authority from the limitations of municipal indebtedness?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to re-affirm the right to vote of citizens absent in the armed forces and other absent or physically incapacitated?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 7: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to provide for a bond issue in the amount of $3,000,000, the proceeds of which to be expended for the erection of a state office building?"; Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 8: " Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to clarify the provisions that relate to the state's borrowing power?"

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9-10-1951

Language

English

Keywords

Election Returns; Election Results; Vote Counts; Maine; General Election

1951 General Election: Referendum & Proposed Constitutional Amendment


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