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Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-

Based on information from the Elections Division, Office of the Secretary of State.
The
Maine Constitution, Art. IX, Sec. 14 requires that referenda be held for all bond issues.
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Election Year
Subject
Yes Votes
No Votes
1951 S Highway bond issue  36,661 Yes   16,839 No
1951 S Bond issue for Bangor-Brewer Bridge   29,552 Yes   21,940 No
1951 S Bond issue for Lewiston-Auburn Bridge  23,088 Yes   28,010 No
1955 S Bond issue of $1,000,000 for bridge across Jonesport Reach  22,204 Yes     8,550 No
1957 S Bond issue of $24,000,000 for building highways  74,285 Yes   24,739 No
1957 S Bond issue of $2,500,000 for ferry service to North Haven, Vinal-haven, Islesboro and Swan's Island  68,188 Yes   30,363 No
1959 O Bond issue of $3,900,000 for bridge across Passagassawaukeag at Belfast  36,662 Yes   13,471 No
1959 O Bond issue of $13,000,000 for highway construction  39,305 Yes   11,398 No
1959 O Bond issue of $10,000,000 for University of Maine  42,133 Yes     9,560 No
1959 O Bond issue of $3,950,000 for capital improvements  39,367 Yes   11,660 No
1961 O Bond issue of $6,000,000 for State highways  29,511 Yes   11,554 No
1961 O Bond issue of $2,600,000 for self-liquidating student housing at teachers' colleges  31,256 Yes     9,778 No
1962 J Bond issue of $1,500,000 for educational television for Maine  59,574 Yes   49,134 No
1963 N Bond issue of $475,000 for student dining facility at Maine Maritime Academy  48,648 Yes   22,985 No
1963 N Bond issue of $7,000,000 for highway construction  50,356 Yes   22,435 No
1963 N Bond issue of $1,433,000 for student housing at teachers' colleges  50,558 Yes   20,881 No
1963 N Bond issue of $8,422,000 for capital improvements  42,816 Yes   27,189 No
1963 N Bond issue of $3,000,000 for Chebeague Island bridge and causeways  21,626 Yes   49,699 No
1964 N Bond issue of $25,000,000 for constructing and equiping pollution abatement facilities 222,242 Yes   81,464 No
1965 N Bond issue of $3,960,000 for self-liquidating student housing at teachers' colleges and vocational-technical schools  40,116 Yes     8,467 No
1965 N Bond issue of $9,600,000 for highway construction  38,244 Yes   10,043 No
1965 N Bond issue of $6,000,000 for housing construction at University of Maine  38,033 Yes   10,043 No
1965 N Bond issue of $6,970,000 for capital improvements at University of Maine  37,416 Yes   10,522 No
1965 N Bond issue of $500,000 for Boys' Training Center, Maine State Prison, Stevens School, construction and renovation  40,299 Yes     7,793 No
1965 N Bond issue of $500,000 to establish York County Regional Vocational Education Center  29,461 Yes   17,942 No
1966 J Bond issue of $2,500,000 for office buiding for State Highway Commission  53,641 Yes   78,627 No
1966 J Bond issue of $2,950,000 for construction and improvement of airports  62,644 Yes   69,842 No
1966 N Bond issue of $4,800,000 for construction of Cultural Building 147,876 Yes 121,542 No
1966 N Bond issue of $1,500,000 for Allagash Waterway184,937 Yes   85,354 No
1967 S Bond issue of $3,000,000 for reconstruction of Route 6  40,415 Yes   51,174 No
1967 S Bond issue of $350,000 for construction of Regional Care Facility for Severely Retarded at Bangor State Hospital  75,483 Yes   17,497 No
1967 S Bond issue of $4,500,000 for Auburn-Lewiston Bridge  36,444 Yes   55,434 No
1967 S Bond issue of $6,715,000 for self-liquidating student housing at state colleges and vocational-technical schools  60,496 Yes   31,358 No
1967 S Bond issue of $2,837,500 for construction, extension and improvement of airports  48,613 Yes   42,290 No
1967 S Bond issue of $6,380,000 for school building construction at Regional Technical and Vocational Centers  61,593 Yes   30,061 No
1967 S Bond issue of $1,800,000 for construction of Research and Advanced Studies Building at University of Maine in Portland  48,913 Yes   42,419 No
1967 S Bond issue of $16,710,000 for capital improvements  43,742 Yes   47,061 No
1967 N Bond issue of $415,000 for contruction at Fort Kent State College  49,069 Yes   32,862 No
1967 N Bond issue of $4,815,000 for classrooms at state colleges and vocational-technical schools  58,301 Yes   24,883 No
1967 N Bond issue of $1,420,000 to enlarge mental and correctional institutions  68,596 Yes   15,022 No
1967 N Bond issue of $6,320,000 for classrooms at University of Maine  55,736 Yes   27,388 No
1968 J Bond issue of $384,000 to construct and modernize school at Three Indians Reservation, and for water and sewage at Indian Township, Princeton  78,304 Yes   16,817 No
1968 J Bond issue of $850,000 for dormitory at Maine Maritime Academy  64,431 Yes   27,576 No
1968 J Bond issue of $955,000 for women's dormitory at Farmington State College  64,129 Yes   27,617 No
1968 N Bond issue of $62,800,000 for highway construction 246,291 Yes   82,767 No
1968 N Bond issue of $4,000,000 for Maine State Park and Recreation Area Fund 225,192 Yes   97,443 No
1968 N Bond issue of $180,000 for residence facility for mentally retarded children in Aroostook County 270,576 Yes   58,305 No
1968 N Bond issue of $4,500,000 for Auburn-Lewiston Bridge 199,221 Yes 127,084 No
1969 N Bond issue of $7,540,000 for construction at University of Maine  70,949 Yes   74,520 No
1969 N Bond issue of $210,000 for construction at Camp Waban, York Co.  64,411 Yes   76,711 No
1969 N Bond issue of $22,000,000 for Foundation Program school subsidies  84,505 Yes   57,799 No
1969 N Bond issue of $310,000 for water and sewage facilities at Indian reservations  90,713 Yes   52,997 No
1969 N Bond issue of $100,000 for Matinicus Island docking facilities  43,732 Yes   95,997 No
1969 N Bond issue of $9,800,000 for school building construction and $800,000 for Regional Technical and Vocational centers  73,589 Yes   67,997 No
1969 N Bond issue of $50,000,000 for pollution abatement facilities  75,790 Yes   66,921 No
1969 N Bond issue of $770,000 for construction and improvement of vocational facilities at Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Maine Vocational Technical Institutes, and educational facilities at Maine Maritime Academy, and the Unorganized Territory schools and Indian schools  75,499 Yes   66,281 No
1969 N Bond issue of $1,900,000 for State Park and forestry facilities and Marine Research Laboratory  60,647 Yes   79,909 No
1969 N Bond issue of $21,500,000 for highway construction  66,296 Yes   74,218 No
1969 N Bond issue of $2,515,000 for construction and improvement of facilities at Mental Health and Corrections institutions 104,030 Yes   39,115 No
1969 N Reallocating certain bond issue funds for Norridgewock Airport 54,876 Yes 83,845 No
1969 N Amend bond issue acts as to limitations of interest  69,013 Yes   63,793 No
1970 M Bond issue of $19,000,000 for highway construction  65,235 Yes   53,390 No
1970 J Amend bond issue act as to limitation of interest on bonds for York County Regional Vocational Education Center  80,315 Yes   52,646 No
1970 J Bond issue of $3,825,000 for construction of new facilities at the Vocational-Technical Institutes, and a diagnostic facility for the Boys' Training Center  96,368 Yes   42,785 No
1970 J Bond issue of $14,985,000 for construction at University of Maine  62,952 Yes   76,145 No
1970 N Bond Issue of $30,000,000 to reconstruct Route 6  80,489 Yes 202,120 No
1970 N Bond issue of $50,000,000 for school building construction 160,681 Yes 121,196 No
1970 N Bond issue of $4,000,000 for removal of prohibited oil discharges 172,378 Yes 105,881 No
1970 N Repealing interest on unissued bonds for water pollution abatement 175,111 Yes   82,789 No
1972 J Bond issue of $3,850,000 for Vocational Technical Institutes and Indian reservation schools 102,511 Yes   69,793 No
1972 J Bond issue of $2,985,000 for facilities at mental health institutions 136,669 Yes   40,837 No
1972 J Bond issue of $4,000,000 for toll bridge, Waterville-Winslow  64,776 Yes 109,004 No
1972 J Bond issue of $3,090,000 for State Park facilities, airports  87,306 Yes   85,989 No
1972 N Bond issue of $10,300,000 for state highways 259,313 Yes 127,656 No
1972 N Reallocation of funds for repairs or construction at Auburn-Lewiston and Oxford County airports 139,012 Yes 222,343 No
1972 N Bond issue of $8,360,000 for University of Maine (7 campuses) classroom facilities 212,847 Yes 168,469 No
1973 N Bond issue of $3,000,000 for acquisition of real property for state parks 150,497 Yes   87,999 No
1974 J Bond issue of $4,000,000 to create Maine Inland Fisheries and Game Acquisition Fund 122,046 Yes   56,323 No
1974 N Bond issue of $7,800,000 to build state highways 255,141 Yes   93,602 No
1974 N Bond issue of $25,000,000 for school building construction 206,097 Yes 127,159 No
1975 N Bond issue of $900,000 for University of Maine housing renovation  91,719 Yes   57,484 No
1975 N Bond issue of $13,600,000 for highway and bridge improvement 106,619 Yes   43,282 No
1977 N Bond issue of $30,000,000 for pollution abatement facilities 125,760 Yes   86,039 No
1977 N Bond issue of $300,000 for Maine Maritime Academy renovation 100,512 Yes 112,075 No
1977 N Bond issue of $5,965,000 for renovation of University of Maine 106,796 Yes 107,832 No
1977 N Bond issue of $3,748,000 for vocational institutes construction 134,101 Yes   80,034 No
1977 NBond issue of $10,000,000 for energy conservation in state buildings 131,514 Yes   80,178 No
1977 N Bond issue of $1,800,000 for airport improvements 116,745 Yes   95,591 No

Bond issue of $11,500,000 for highway and bridge improvement 147,569 Yes   66,722 No
1977 N Bond issue of $2,100,000 to establish Maine Veterans home 121,836 Yes   92,153 No
1978 N Bond issue of $2,100,000 to establish dormatory at NMVTI 191,888 Yes 139,486 No
1979 N Bond issue of $16,500,000 for highway & bridge improvements 187,734 Yes   72,817 No
1979 N Bond issue of $11,810,000 for public fish piers, airports, and other transportation improvements 173,349 Yes   85,086 No
1979 N Bond issue of $2,500,000 for energy conservation improvements for local government buildings 156,968 Yes   99,157 No
1980 JBond issue of $8,000,000 for improvements to vocational-technical institutes and the Maine Maritime Academy  67,011 Yes   44,345 No
1980 N Bond issue of $4,000,000 for court facilities improvements 173,485 Yes 296,837 No
1980 N Bond issue of $7,000,000 for energy conservation improvements for public school buildings and the University of Maine 317,033 Yes 160,067 No
1981 N Bond issue of $33,300,000 for agricultural and economic development 134,261 Yes 100,840 No
1981 N Bond issue of $12,300,000 for bridge and highway improvements 163,180 Yes   72,251 No
1981 N Bond issue of $2,000,000 for energy conservation improvements 133,514 Yes   99,251 No
1981 N Bond issue of $1,500,000 for development of state park facilities 113,118 Yes 119,900 No
1981 N Bond issue of $1,000,000 for resource conservation and recovery systems 139,255 Yes   92,060 No
1981 N Bond issue of $600,000 for Maine Public Broadcasting Network 111,575 Yes 119,603 No
1983 N Bond issue of $720,000 for physical access to county courthouses for the handicapped 182,039 Yes 112,916 No
1983 N Bond issue of $24,600,000 for bridge and highway improvements 218,995 Yes   78,019 No
1983 N Bond issue of $21,094,000 for a wide assortment of State projects 141,706 Yes 149,378 No
1983 N Bond issue of $11,875,000 for economic development projects 161,231 Yes 127,860 No
1984 J Bond issue of $15,735,000 to clean up polluted waters and hazardous waste (Spec.) 6/12/84   66,430 Yes   24,271 No
1984 N Bond issue of $13,425,000 for buildings at the vocational-technical institutes and a tugboat at the Maine Maritime Academy 280,529 Yes 238,172 No
1984 N Bond issue of $6,000,000 to build courthouses 224,348 Yes 293,290 No
1984 N Bond issue of $16,500,000 for buildings at the University of Maine 299,385 Yes 223,489 No
1984 N Bond issue of $10,035,000 to build and repair prisons 276,886 Yes 242,341 No
1985 N Bond issue of $15,000,000 for construction of sewage treatment and water quality improvement facilities and for the cleanup and restoration of oil contaminated ground water and well water in communities throughout the State? 130,714 Yes   58,077 No
1985 N Bond issue of $4,300,000 to build and equip centers for advanced technology that support the growth of new and existing business and industry  88,111 Yes   99,393 No
1985 N Bond issue of $20,000,000 for highway, bridge and airport improvements 137,560 Yes   52,919 No
1985 N Bond issue of $850,000 for the acquisition, lease or rehabilitation of certain rail lines in Maine  97,022 Yes   92,025 No
1985 N Bond issue of $2,000,000 for the restoration and preservation of historic buidings  98,863 Yes   90,540 No
1985 N Bond issue of $2,200,000 to purchase equipment and land for vocational-technical institutes 124,029 Yes   65,469 No
1986 N Bond issue of $16,000,000 to build, repair or renovate state correctional facilities 222,679 Yes 180,787 No
1986 N Bond issue of $12,000,000 to provide for sewer treatment facilities 229,580 Yes 170,584 No
1986 N Bond issue of $6,000,000 for additional school construction projects to comply with the education reform law and for construction of an activity building at Augusta Mental Health Institute 244,485 Yes 157,472 No
1986 N Bond issue of $6,000,000 to provide funds to identify and correct asbestos problems in state facilities 214,996 Yes 184,759 No
1986 N Bond issue of $10,000,000 to provide for acquisition of land for coastal access, harbor improvements, Maine State Ferry improvements and improvements to the State's Marine Laboratory at McKown Point, Boothbay Harbor 197,396 Yes 200,725 No
1986 N Bond issue of $3,100,000 to provide for armory expansion, rehabilitation and construction 126,236 Yes 269,886 No
1986 N Bond issue of $5,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring wildlife habitat and land for public outdoor recreation 248,891 Yes 151,822 No
1986 N Bond issue in the amount of $7,700,000 to upgrade facilities in the University of Maine System 227,751 Yes 173,527 No
1987 N Do you favor a $8,000,000 bond issue for cleaning up and closing solid waste landfills that pose a hazard to public health and to ground water quality? 273,837 Yes 115,727 No
1987 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $8,300,000 for construction of sewage treatment facilities in communities throughout the State? 217,274 Yes 166,381 No
1987 N Shall the State create the Maine Job Development Program to be funded with a $6,000,000 bond issue? 129,433 Yes 251,423 No
1987 N Do you favor a $3,100,000 bond issue for pier reconstruction at the Maine Maritime Academy? 183,399 Yes 202,817 No
1987 NDo you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue for removal of oil storage tanks and related ground water restoration? 211,491 Yes 171,120 No
1987 N Do you favor a $8,000,000 bond issue for capital repairs and improvements to state facilities and the removal of asbestos from state facilities? 147,300 Yes 234,239 No
1987 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for acquisition of school buses for Maine public schools? 206,136 Yes 179,740 No
1987 N Do you favor a $26,500,000 bond issue for highway, bridge and airport improvements and to reduce ground water pollution resulting from the storage of state and municipally-owned highway materials? 232,407 Yes 142,465 No
1987 N Shall a bond issue for the purchase of public land access for Maine's people in the amount of $35,000,000 to be issued over a period of 4 years be approved? 246,975 Yes 133,411 No
1987 N Do you favor a $6,000,000 bond issue for detection and removal of asbestos hazards in state facilities and public schools? 212,267 Yes 163,455 No
1988 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $3,200,000 for establishment of a statewide E-9-1-1 system?" 271,383 Yes 243,511 No
1988 N Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue to build, repair or renovate public safety facilities? 270,433 251,333 No
1988 N Do you favor a $13,000,000 bond issue for the investigation, abatement, clean up and mitigation of uncontrolled hazardous substance sites, for cleaning up and closing solid waste landfills and for the removal of underground oil storage tanks, all of which pose a hazard to public health, the environment and ground water quality? 372,834 Yes 157,343 No
1988 N Do you favor a $12,000,000 bond issue for sewerage facilities construction? 281,720 Yes 236,471 No
1988 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for the establishment of an Adaptive Equipment Loan Program which would enable persons with disabilities to purchase adaptive equipment necessary to their independence? 343,742 Yes 181,179 No
1988 N Do you favor a $36,800,000 bond issue for the construction and upgrading of libraries, classrooms, laboratories and other educational facilities at all branches of the University of Maine System? 294,037 Yes 237,378 No
1989 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $14,500,000 to build and repair correctional facilities, $9,520,000 of which shall be for juvenile correctional facilities? 124,556 Yes 108,978 No
1989 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $35,000,000 to build, repair or renovate adult correctional facilities?  94,223 Yes 136,362 No
1989 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to fund grants to solid waste regional commissions and municipalities to pay for the capital costs associated with purchasing recycling equipment and facilities? 136,873 Yes   87,093 No
1989 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $20,210,600 to make capital improvements at all campuses of the Maine Vocational Technical Institute System? 139,124 Yes   95,154 No
1989 N Do you favor a $4,400,000 bond issue for sewerage facilities construction? 124,631 Yes 106,976 No
1989 N Do you favor a $21,000,000 bond issue for highway, state and local bridges, harbor and airport improvements? 152,148 Yes   82,548 No
1989 N Do you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue to provide funds that would be available, through grants and a loan fund, for programs serving persons with mental illness? 131,840 Yes 100,668 No
1989 N Do you favor a $12,000,000 bond issue for detection a removal of asbestos and other health-related indoor air quality hazards in state facilities and public schools and removal of hazardous chemicals from public schools? 134,345 Yes   99,394 No
1989 N Do you favor a $6,000,000 bond issue for cleaning up and closing solid waste landfills that pose a hazard to public health and to ground water quality? 162,246 Yes   69,994 No
1989 N Shall a bond issue in the amount of $15,000,000 be approved to enhance affordable housing opportunities for the people of the State of Maine? 125,154 Yes 106,095 No
1990 N Do you favor a $4,500,000 bond issue for the acquisition of certain rail lines, rail trackage rights or easements or ancillary rights and interests for the establishment preservation and operation of rail service in Maine? 256,727 Yes 243,579 No
1990 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for the correction of major maintenance problems of an emergency nature in public schools? 270,636 Yes 231,169 No
1990 N Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue for the investigation, abatement, clean up and mitigation of uncontrolled hazardous substance sites that pose a hazard to public health, the environment and ground water quality? 320,740 Yes 182,227 No
1990 N Shall a bond issue for the purchase of public lands to provide access for Maine's people and for construction to replace Churchill Dam in the amount of $19,000,000 be approved? 205,454 Yes 289,194 No
1990 N Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $20,250,000 to build, purchase, plan and renovate correctional facilities and to study future operation needs? 187,622 Yes 306,887 No
1990 N Do you favor a $9,000,000 bond issue for construction of water pollution control facilities? 285,358 Yes 212,222 No
1990 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for the restoration and preservation of historic buildings open to the public and needed improvements at state parks and historic sites needed to protect the public health and safety and to provide access for persons with disabilities? 236,378 Yes 260,045 No
1991 N Do you favor a $5,500,000 bond issue for construction, purchasing and renovation of correctional facilities? 132,898 Yes 242,760 No
1991 N Do you favor a $16,500,000 bond issue to help municipalities and water districts with the costs of capital construction to protect public water supply and to provide funds for the constructions of water pollution control facilities? 164,283 Yes 210,523 No
1991 N Do you favor a $7,500,000 bond issue for use in providing financing assistance to Maine's natural resource and other industries for job retention and job creation? 139,848 Yes 233,399 No
1991 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for the purchase of outstanding recreational and scenic lands, wildlife habitat conservation and increasing public access for Maine's people? 161,456 Yes 214,929 No
1991 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue to fund grants and loans to municipalities and regional associations for purchasing recycling equipment and facilites and for cleaning up and closing solid waste landfills that pose a hazard to public health and to ground water quality? 185,577 Yes 190,078 No
1991 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for major renovations and improvements at state parks and for the preservation of historic buildings open to the public? 122,721 Yes 253,267 No
1991 N Do you favor a $29,700,000 bond issue for improvements to highways, state and local bridges, airports, state ferry vessels and harbors, which makes the State eligible for up to $103,000,000 in matching federal funds? 223,135 Yes 152,110 No
1992 J Do you favor a $37,000,000 bond issue for municipal and other infrastructure improvements and activities designed to create and preserve jobs? 103,718 Yes   66,358 No
1992 J Do you favor a $42,000,000 bond issue to create and protect jobs through capital improvements in transportation facilities?  98,577 Yes   69,611 No
1992 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue to fund loans and grants to municipalities and regional associations for purchasing recycling equipment and facilities and for the closure and remediation of municipal solid waste landfills? 331,404 Yes 307,194 No
1992 N Do you favor a $6,000,000 bond issue to help municipalities pay for the repair and improvement of publicly owned port facilities? 159,045 Yes 467,669 No
1992 N Do you favor a $8,000,000 bond issue for capital repairs to state facilities to meet health and safety codes and comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards? 238,324 Yes 392,847 No
1992 N Do you favor a $12,000,000 bond issue for the construction of water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for approximately $30,000,000 in federal money? 377,975 Yes 255,139 No
1992 N Do you favor a $9,985,000 bond issue to fund the payment of tuition for unemployed Maine citizens enrolled as full-time students in eligible programs at Maine's technical colleges? 285,473 Yes 351,223 No
1992 N Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue for the acquisition of certain rail lines to ensure the continuation of rail services in rural Piscataquis, Penobscot and Waldo counties? 244,332 Yes 387,199 No
1993 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to provide funds for the closure and remediation of municipal solid waste landfills? 125,629 Yes 105,008 No
1993 N Do you favor a $39,500,000 bond issue for improvements to highways, state and local bridges, airports, cargo ports and the ferry service, which make the State eligible for up to $125,500,000 in matching federal funds? 165,382 Yes   68,541 No
1993 N Do you favor a $15,150,000 bond issue for the construction of water pollution control facilities which will provide the match for $20,000,000 in federal money? 149,673 Yes   82,488 No
1994 N Do you favor a $9,000,000 bond issue for the following purposes: (1) Four million dollars for construction of local water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $20,000,000 in federal funds; (2) $1,000,000 for the Small Community Program; and (3) Four million dollars to provide for the investigation, abatement and mitigation of threats to the public health and environment from uncontrolled hazardous substances sites or other hazardous waste discharges?"
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $10,296,000 of which Principal is $9,000,000, Estimated Interest at 4.80% over 5 years is $1,296,000.
248,660 Yes 236,088 No
1994 N Do you favor a $20,000,000 bond issue to protect the State's drinking water resources by granting funds to cities and towns for the capping of their solid waste landfills?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $26,050,000 of which Principal is $20,000,000, Estimated Interest at 5.50% over 10 years is $6,050,000.
276,476 Yes 211,600 No
1994 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for academic improvements at the University of Maine System, including the enhancement of instructional technology and distance learning?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $5,720,000 of which Principal is $5,000,000, Estimated Interest at 4.80% over 5 years is $720,000.
199,819 Yes 286,053 No
1994 N Do you favor a $15,000,000 bond issue to create and retain Maine jobs through the establishment of community, regional and state business financing programs?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $21,393,750 of which Principal is $15,000,000, Estimated Interest at 7.75% over 10 years is $6,393,750.
249,699 Yes 233,784 No
1994 N Do you favor transportation bond issues totaling $21,300,000 to provide the state share of costs to improve rail and port facilities, which will make the State eligible for federal and private funds, to build municipal and state sand and salt storage facilities and to remove underground fuel tanks at Department of Transportation and State Police facilities?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $27,743,250 of which Principal is $21,300,000, Estimated Interest at 5.50% over 10 years is $6,443,250.
220,690 Yes 262,578 No
1994 NDo you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to purchase up-to-date training equipment at Maine's technical colleges of which $1,500,000 must be matched by private or in-kind donations?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $5,720,000 of which Principal is $5,000,000, Estimated Interest at 4.80% over 5 years is $720,000.
253,186 Yes 232,504 No
1994 N Do you favor a $2,000,000 bond issue for safety improvements at the Baxter School for the Deaf?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $2,288,000 of which Principal is $2,000,000, Estimated Interest at 4.80% over 5 years is $288,000.
247,400 Yes 239,034 No
1994 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue for the improvement and expansion of fish hatcheries?
    Total Estimated Debt Service of $11,440,000 of which Principal is $10,000,000, Estimated Interest at 4.80% over 5 years is $1,440,000.
238,092 Yes 249,142 No
1995 N Do you favor a $58,900,000 bond issue for economic development for improvements to highways, state and local bridges, airports and cargo ports that makes the State eligible for up to $138,000,000 in matching federal funds? 289,614 Yes 121,983 No
1995 N Do you favor a $15,000,000 bond issue to fund local telecommunications infrastructure and classroom technology equipment to enhance interactive telecommunications capabilities and student learning opportunities in the State's schools? 245,464 Yes 165,129 No
1995 N Do you favor a $4,000,000 bond issue for the acquisition construction or rehabilitation of housing, including subsidized apartments for people with mental illness? 230,359 Yes 177,836 No
1995 N Do you favor a $14,000,000 bond issue for the following purposes: $10,000,000 to protect the State's drinking water resources by granting funds to cities and towns for the proper capping of their solid waste landfills; $1,000,000 for the small community program; and $3,000,000 for the removal of state-owned underground storage tanks? 250,574 Yes 156,996 No
1996 J Do you favor a $4,905,316 bond issue for a statewide library information system?  98,452 Yes   90,108 No
1996 N Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue to make capital improvements at state parks and historic sites? 342,116 Yes 234,023 No
1996 N Do you favor a $16,500,000 bond issue for the following purposes: (1) $2,500,000 to investigate, abate and clean up threats to the public health and the environment from hazardous substance discharges; (2) $5,000,000 to protect the public health, safety and the environment by providing funds for the cleanup of tire stockpiles; and (3) $9,000,000 to protect the State's drinking water resources by granting funds to cities and towns for the closure and cleanup of their solid waste landfills? 352,924 Yes 221,542 No
1996 N Do you favor a $11,000,000 bond issue to encourage job growth and economic vitality by providing access to capital for agricultural enterprises and small businesses with a significant potential for growth and job creation? 370,978 Yes 202,432 No
1996 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue for the following purposes: (1) $8,000,000 to construct water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $10,000,000 in federal funds; and (2) $2,000,000 to address environmental health deficiencies in drinking water supplies? 360,888 Yes 209,300 No
1997 NDo you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue, which will match $15,000,000 in federal funds, to construct water pollution control facilities, to clean up tire stockpiles and to make drinking water improvements?236,170 Yes 107,523 No
1997 NDo you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue to provide funding for Adaptive Equipment Loan Program fund, which provides loans to individuals with disabilities to purchase adaptive equipment and to small businesses to improve accessibility, and for improving accessibility and addressing related safety issues at the University of Maine System and at the State House?188,522 Yes 152,736 No
1997 NDo you favor a $56,850,000 bond issue for improvements to municipal and state roads, state and local bridges, airports, state ferry vessels and terminals and rail and marine facilities that makes the State eligible for approximately $129,740,000 in matching federal funds?267,721 Yes   76,185 No
1997 NDo you favor adding one travel lane in each direction to the southern end of the Maine Turnpike, paid for by turnpike tolls, to reduce accidents and congestion?210,629 Yes 136,549 No
1998 JDo you favor a $36,985,000 bond issue for improvements to municipal and state roads, airports, state ferry vessels and terminals, transit facilities and equipment and rail and marine facilities that makes the State eligible for over $60,000,000 in matching federal, local and private funds?103,099 Yes   35,551 No
1998 JDo you favor a $6,000,000 bond issue to construct water pollution control facilities, to close and cleanup municipal solid waste landfills and to mitigate storm water pollution through a comprehensive watershed protection program?  91,816 Yes   45,781 No
1998 JDo you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for capital expenses for vocational high schools?  91,170 Yes   46,554 No
1998 NDo you favor a $20,000,000 bond issue to improve the Maine economy by supporting innovative research and development by businesses and nonprofit and educational institutions in the fields of biotechnology, computers and other information technology, aquaculture and marine technology, forestry and agriculture and advanced materials?250,506 Yes 149,710 No
1998 NDo you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue for the following purposes:
1. $3,350,000 to construct water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $10,000,000 in federal funds;
2. $1,000,000 to protect the public health and safety and the environment by providing funds for the cleanup of tire stockpiles;
3. $1,150,000 to investigate, abate, clean up and mitigate threats to the public health and the environment from hazardous substance discharges; and
4. $1,500,000 to construct drinking water system improvements that address public health threats, providing the state match for $7,100,000 in federal funds?
289,771 Yes 111,450 No
1999 NDo you favor a $12,500,000 bond issue for the following 
purposes:
(1)$7,000,000 to construct water pollution control 
facilities, providing the state match for $12,500,000 in 
federal funds;
(2)$2,500,000 to protect the State's drinking water 
resources by granting funds to cities and towns for the 
closure and cleanup of their solid waste landfills;
(3)$500,000 to protect the public health, safety and the 
environment by providing funds for the cleanup of tire 
stockpiles;
(4)$1,000,000 to abate, clean up and mitigate threats to 
the public health and environment from uncontrolled 
hazardous substance sites or other hazardous waste 
discharges; and
(5)$1,500,000 to construct drinking water system 
improvements that address public health threats, providing 
the state match for $7,500,000 in federal funds.
304,622 Yes 106,474 No
1999 NDo you favor a $56,042,031 bond issue for improvements 
to highways and bridges, airports and state-owned ferry 
facilitites; development of rail corridors and marine 
infrastructure; and replacement of public transportation 
fleets statewide that makes the State eligible for up to 
$112,000,000 in matching federal funds?
305,308 Yes 107,594 No
1999 NDo you favor a $9,400,000 bond issue for the conversion 
to digital broadcasting by the Maine Public Broadcasting 
Corporation?
264,653 Yes 146,696 No
1999 NDo you favor a $26,420,000 bond issue for infrastructure 
improvements at Maine's 7 technical colleges that must be 
matched by a least $7,000,000 of private or in-kind 
donations?
284,880 Yes 124,052 No
1999 NDo you favor a $50,000,000 bond issue to purchase public 
lands and easements statewide from willing sellers for 
conservation, water access, outdoor recreation, including 
hunting and fishing, wildlife and fish habitat and farmland 
preservation, to be matched by $25,000,000 in private and 
public conributions?
282,512 Yes 128,872 No
2000"Do you favor ratifying the action of the 119th Legislature 
whereby it passed an act extending to all citizens regardless 
of their sexual orientation the same basic rights to 
protection against discrimination now guaranteed to citizens 
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in 
the areas of employment, housing, public accommodation 
and credit and where the act expressly states that nothing in 
the act confers legislative approval of, or special rights to, 
any person or group of persons?"
314,012 Yes 318,846 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $12,000,000 bond issue to provide:
1. The sum of $10,000,000 to address the affordable 
housing crisis in Maine; and
2. The sum of $2,000,000 to provide housing for victims of 
domestic violence?:
128,026 Yes 90,753 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue for biomedical and 
marine research and development by Maine-based 
nonprofit and state research institutions?"
113,538 Yes 102,820 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $61,000,000 bond issue for improvements 
to highways and bridges, airports, public transit and ferry 
facilities; development of rail, trail and marine infrastructure; 
and improvements to intermodal facilities statewide that 
makes the State eligible for up to $120,800,000 in 
matching federal funds??
162,071 Yes 56,407 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $15,000,000 bond issue to capitalize the 
State’s School Revolving Renovation Fund for repairs and 
improvements in public school facilities to address health, 
safety and compliance definciencies, general renovation 
needs and learning space upgrades?"
149,580 Yes 68,471 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $17,000,000 bond issue to provide:
1. The sum of $6,000,000 to construct and upgrade water 
pollution control facilities, providing the state match for 
$12,500,000 in federal funds;
2. The sum of $1,000,000 to protect the State’s drinking 
water resources by granting funds to cities and towns for 
the remediation of their solid waste landfills;
3. The sum of $1,500,000 to protect public health and 
safety and the environment by providing funds to remove 
and replace failing septic systems;
4. The sum of $1,000,000 to protect public health and 
safety and the environment by providing funds to remove 
overboard discharges;
5. The sum of $500,000 to protect the public health and 
safety and the environment by providing funds for the 
cleanup of tire stockpiles;
6.The sum of $3,000,000 to support drinking water system 
improvements that address public health threats, providing 
the state match for $15,760,000 in federal funds;
7. The sum of $300,000 for grants and loans to 
municipalities for public infrastructure through the Municipal 
Investment Trust Fund;
8. The sum of $2,000,000 to construct new or retrofit 
existing pollution control structures on Maine farms to 
protect the environment;
9. The sum of $700,000 to construct environmentally 
sound water sources that help avoid drought damage to 
crops; and
10. The sum of $1,000,000 to recapitalize the Potato 
Marketing Improvement Fund?"
140,584 Yes 76,514 No
2001 N"Do you favor a $36,700,000 bond issue to make 
improvements to the State’s public universities, the Maine 
Maritime Academy and other public learning centers?"
124,395 Yes 91,238 No
2002 J"Do you favor a $28,500,000 bond issue to capitalize the 
State's School Revolving Renovation Fund for repairs and 
improvements in public school facilities to address health, 
safety and compliance deficiencies, general renovation 
needs and learning space upgrades; to provide grants to 
public education institutions to install sprinkler systems in 
dormitories; to renovate the Augusta East Campus Harlow 
Office Building; and to provide a center for homeless 
teenagers in the Portland Area?"
104,918 Yes 75,902 No
2002 J"Do you favor a $34,970,000 bond issue to stimulate job 
growth, renovate buildings, defend against terrorism in 
Maine and promote tourism? The bonds would be used for 
the following purposes:
1. Funds of $4,000,000 for the Municipal Investment Trust 
Fund to provide loans and grants to municipalities for 
public infrastructure to support economic development and 
other purposes of the fund;
2. Funds of $8,000,000 to the Finance Authority of Maine 
to create and retain Maine jobs through the funding of 
community, regional and state business financing programs;
3. Funds of $540,000 for the protection of the lives and 
property of Maine citizens;
4. Funds of $6,000,000 to capitalize the Maine Rural 
Development Authority to facilitate job creation through the 
development and redevelopment of commercial and 
industrial buildings in Maine;
5. Funds of $4000,000 for renovation of buildings and 
associated infrastructure at the Schoodic Education and 
Research Center. State bond funds will match $4,000,000 
in federal funds;
6. Funds of $5,000,000 for the construction of a facility for 
product development and support that will provide the 
University of Maine with the resources needed to help 
solve daily manufacturing and engineering problems;7. Funds of $4,000,000 for the construction of a facility for 
product development and support that will provide the 
University of Southern Maine with the resources needed to 
help solve daily manufacturing and engineering problems;
8. Funds of $5,500,000 for medical research and 
development by Maine-based biomedical research 
institutions in order to obtain matching federal funds for 
health research to cure disease and to retain Maine 
graduates by providing quality Maine jobs;
9. Funds of $1,000,000 for the planning and construction 
of the Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's in 
Lewiston; 11. Funds of $500,000 for the renovation of 
the Center Theater in downtown Dover-Foxcroft.
94,128 Yes 88,965 No
2002 N"Do you favor $25,000,000 bond issue to raise funds to build a new correctional facility in Machias and to make improvements to the Maine Correctional Center in South Windham?"179,173 Yes 309,569 No
2002 N"Do you favor a $24,100,000 bond issue for the following purposes: 1. The sum of $5,000,000 to construct and upgrade water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $12,500,000 in federal funds;
2. The sum of $1,000,000 to protect public health, safety and the environment by providing funds to remove overboard discharges;
3. The sum of $7,000,000 to make renovations and enhance wastewater treatment at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s fish-rearing facilities;
4. The sum of $1,000,000 to protect public health, safety and the environment by providing funds to remove and replace failing septic systems;
5. The sum of $1,000,000 to clean up uncontrolled hazardous substance sites;
6. The sum of $500,000 to remediate solid waste landfills;
7. The sum of $500,000 to clean up tire stockpiles;
8. The sum of $500,000 to provide funds for the Dam Repair and Reconstruction Fund and the renovation of and capital repairs and improvements to locks under the control of the Bureau of Parks and Lands;
9. The sum of $1,800,000 to support drinking water system improvements that address public health threats, providing the state match for $6,000,000 in federal funds;
10. The sum of $2,300,000 to acquire the technology and services required to establish an Internet-based Maine public library of geographic data, to make grants to municipalities for voluntary automation of parcel and zoning maps to uniform standards, to provide the state match for at least $1,600,000 in federal funds and to participate in intergovernmental data development agreements;
11. The sum of $1,500,000 to support household hazardous waste collection and public recycling;
12. The sum of $1,000,000 to construct new or retrofit existing pollution control structures on Maine farms to protect the environment;
13. The sum of $500,000 to construct environmentally sound water sources that help avoid drought damage to crops; and
14. The sum of $500,000 to recapitalize the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund? "
283,740 Yes 211,736 No
2003 J"Do you favor a $60,000,000 bond issue to stimulate economic growth and job creation through investments in research and development, municipal infrastructure and facilities, the Maine Farms for the Future Program and affordable housing, in anticipation of approximately $134,150,000 in federal and private funds? The bonds would be used for the following purposes:
1. The sum of $6,000,000 to create jobs and reduce property tax burdens by providing grants and loans to municipalities for public facilities and infrastructure;
2. The sum of $6,000,000 to create jobs and stimulate economic growth through expanded research, development, technology commercialization and business incubation facilities at the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center at the University of Maine;
3. The sum of $3,000,000 to support educational technology improvements at the University of Maine System;
4. The sum of $3,600,000 in anticipation of $12,000,000 in federal and private funding for University of Maine System research and development activities;
5. The sum of $4,400,000 to expand and equip research and development facilities at the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine;
6. The sum of $1,000,000 in anticipation of $1,000,000 in federal and private funding for grants to nonprofit marine institutions for research and development;
7. The sum of $20,000,000 for medical research and development by Maine-based biomedical research institutions in anticipation of approximately $100,000,000 in federal and private funds for health research to cure disease and to retain Maine graduates by providing quality Maine jobs;
8. The sum of $2,000,000 to support the State’s applied technology development centers;
9. The sum of $3,000,000 to create jobs and stimulate economic growth through the design and construction of the gulf of Maine Research Laboratory;
10. The sum of $2,000,000 to support the Maine Farms for the Future Program;
11. The sum of $1,000,000 to support funding for the University of Maine agricultural research farms; and
12. The sum of $8,000,000 in anticipation of $21,150,000 in federal and private funds for affordable housing."
69,340 Yes 44,520 No
2003 N"Do you favor a $6,950,000 bond issue for the following purposes:
1. The sum of $2,000,000 to construct and upgrade water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $10,000,000 in federal funds;
2. The sum of $1,500,000 to provide grants to construct water pollution control facilities;
3. The sum of $500,000 to clean up uncontrolled hazardous substance site;
4. The sum of $500,000 for the small community grant program to provide grants to rural communities to solve local pollution problems;
5. The sum of $500,000 for the overboard discharge removal program to provide grants to municipalities and individuals to eliminate licensed overboard discharges to shellfish areas, great ponds and drainage areas of less than 10 square miles;
6. The sum of $1,200,000 to support drinking water system improvements that address public health threats, providing the state match for $4,140,000 in federal funds; and
7. The sum of $750,000 to construct environmentally sound water sources that help avoid drought damage to crops?"
295,569 Yes 201,617 No
2003 N"Do you favor a $19,000,000 bond issue to make repairs, upgrades and other facility improvements and enhance access for students with disabilities and upgrade classroom equipment at various campuses of the University of Maine System; the Maine Maritime Academy; and the Maine Community College System, which was formerly the Maine Technical College System, and to provide grants to construct and renovate public libraries and to improve community access to electronic resources?" 266,146 Yes 232,127 No
2003 N "Do you favor a $63,450,000 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges, airports, state-owned ferry vessels and ferry and port facilities and port and harbor structures; development of rail corridors and improvements to railroad structures and intermodel facilities; investment in the statewide public transportation fleet and public park and ride and service facilities; statewide trail and pedestrian improvements; and expansion of the statewide air-medical response system through construction of hospital helipads, building additional refueling facilities, upgrading navigational systems and acquiring training equipment to improve access to health care that makes the State eligible for $217,000,000 in matching federal funds?" 326,802 Yes 171,715 No
2005 N Do you favor a $33,100,000 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges; airports; public transit improvements; state-owned ferry vessels and ferry and port facilities including port and harbor structures; and statewide bicycle trail and pedestrian improvements that makes the State eligible for over $158,000,000 in matching funds? 270,486 Yes 130,352 No
2005 N Do you favor an $8,900,000 bond issue 228,970 167,424 for purposes related to agriculture and the environment in anticipation of approximately $31,000,000 in federal funds to be used for sustainable water sources and irrigation system development, loans from a wastewater state revolving fund, grants from a small community grants program, support of public water system improvements and repairs and improvements to a veterinary technician facility at the University of Maine? 228,970 Yes 167,424 No
2005 N Do you favor a $20,000,000 bond issue 232,563 165,607 to stimulate economic growth and job creation through investments in the Maine economy in anticipation of approximately $44,000,000 in federal and private funds for medical research and development; marine research and development; equity investments in small Maine companies with potential for high growth; the New Century Community Progam for capital improvements to cultural resources; the renovation of Camden Hall on the University of Maine Bangor campus for a graduate school for biomedical science; the development of the laboratory for Surface Science Technology; capital costs and equipment for the career center facility at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College; and the development of the Sunrise Business and Career Center in the Town of Jonesboro? 232,563 Yes 165,607 No
2005 N Do you favor a $12,000,000 bond issue 259,475 140,469 to purchase land and conservation easements statewide from willing sellers for conservation, water access, wildlife and fish habitat, outdoor recreation, including hunting and fishing, farmland preservation and working waterfront preservation to be matched by at least $7,000,000 in private and public contributions? 259,475 Yes 140,469 No
2005 N Do you favor a $9,000,000 bond issue to 193,077 195,939 make building renovations at campuses of the University of Maine System, improve and expand the facilities of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Southern Maine and make building renovations at campuses of the Maine Community College System? 193,077 Yes 195,939 No
2007 J Do you favor a $112,975,000 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges, airports, public transit facilities, ferry and port facilities including port and harbor structures and bicycle and pedestrian trails that makes the State eligible for over $260,525,000 in federal and other matching funds? 83,477 Yes 33,486 No
2007 J Do you favor an $18,300,000 bond issue to support drinking water programs and to support the construction of wastewater treatment facilities that will leverage $49,500,000 in other funds? 74,893 Yes 41,483 No
2007 N

Do you favor an $18,300,000 bond issue to support drinking water programs and to support the construction of wastewater treatment facilities that will leverage $49,500,000 in other funds?

74,893 Yes

41,483 No
2007 N

Do you want to allow a Maine tribe to run a harness racing track with slot machines and high-stakes beano games in Washington County?

130,164 Yes

142,458 No

2007 N

Do you favor a bond issue to stimulate economic development and job creation that would provide $5,000,000 in loans and grant funds and would provide $50,000,000 in research, development and commercialization funds for targeted technology sectors, awarded after a competitive process administered by the Maine Technology Institute and will leverage at least $50,000,000 in other funds?

138,615 Yes

132,080 No

2007 N

Do you favor a $43,500,000 bond issue for interior and exterior building renovations, improvements and additions at all campuses of the Maine Community College System, the Maine Maritime Academy and the University of Maine System; to replenish the School Revolving Renovation Fund for school repairs and renovations; and to support capital improvements for cultural and educational assets such as museums, historical facilities and libraries?

139,505 Yes

132,424 No

2007 N Do you favor a $35,500,000 bond issue to invest in land conservation, water access, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation opportunities, including hunting and fishing, farmland and working waterfront and to invest in state parks, historic sites and riverfront, community and farm infrastructure to be matched by at least $21,875,000 in private and public contributions? 171,892 Yes 100,580 No
2008 J Do you favor a $29,725,000 bond issue for natural resource, agricultural and transportation infrastructure that will leverage $29,780,000 in other funds? 101,171 Yes 71,822 No
2008 N

Do you favor a $3,400,000 bond issue to support drinking water programs, to support the construction of wastewater treatment facilities and to leverage $17,000,000 in other funds?

353,497 Yes 349,662 No
2009 N Do you favor a $71,250,000 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges, airports, public transit facilities, ferry and port facilities, including port and harbor structures, as well as funds for the LifeFlight Foundation that will make the State eligible for over $148,000,000 in federal and other matching funds? 363,537 Yes 192,789 No
2010 J

Do you favor a $26,500,000 bond issue that will create jobs through investment in an off-shore wind energy demonstration site and related manufacturing to advance Maine’s energy independence from imported foreign oil, that will leverage $24,500,000 in federal and other funds and for energy improvements at campuses of the University of Maine System, Maine Community College System and Maine Maritime Academy in order to make facilities more efficient and less costly to operate?

187,947 Yes 129,435 No
2010 J

Do you favor a $47,800,000 bond issue to create jobs in Maine through improvements to highways, railroads and marine facilities, including port and harbor structures, and specifying the allocation of $4,000,000 of the transportation bond approved by voters in November 2009 to be used for capital rail purposes?

183,978 Yes 132,439 No
2010 J

Do you favor a $23,750,000 bond issue to provide capital investment to stimulate economic development and job creation by making investments under the Communities for Maine’s Future Program and in historic properties; providing funding for research and development investments awarded through a competitive process; providing funds for disbursements to qualifying small businesses; and providing grants for food processing for fishing, agricultural, dairy and lumbering businesses within the State and redevelopment projects at the Brunswick Naval Air Station that will make the State eligible for over $39,000,000 in federal and other matching funds?

159,084 Yes

155,224 No

2010 J Do you favor a $10,250,000 bond issue to improve water quality, support drinking water programs and the construction of wastewater treatment facilities and to assist farmers in the development of environmentally sound water sources that will leverage $33,250,000 in federal and other funds? 175,165 Yes 140,442 No
2010 N Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to be awarded on a competitive basis to increase access to dental care in Maine, $3,500,000 to be used for a community-based teaching dental clinic affiliated with or operated by a college of dental medicine to be matched by $3,500,000 in other funds, and $1,500,000 to be used to create or upgrade community-based health and dental care clinics across the State to increase their capacity as teaching and dental clinics? 286,645 Yes 270,705 No
2010 N

Do you favor a $9,750,000 bond issue to invest in land conservation and working waterfront preservation and to preserve state parks to be matched by $9,250,000 in federal and other funds?

331,919 Yes 227,182 No
2012 N Do you favor an $11,300,000 bond issue to provide funds for capital to build a diagnostic facility for the University of Maine System; for capital improvements and equipment, including machine tool technology, for the Maine Community College System; and for capital improvements and equipment at the Maine Maritime Academy? 334,580 Yes 350,590 No
2012 N 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?
418,555 Yes 270,301 No
2012 N Do you favor a $51,500,000 bond issue for improvements to highways and bridges, local roads, airports and port facilities, as well as for funds for rail access, transit buses and the LifeFlight Foundation, which will make the State eligible for at least $105,600,000 in federal and other matching funds? 499,366 Yes 191,454 No
2012 N Do you favor a $7,925,000 bond issue to be expended over 2 years for revolving loan funds for drinking water systems and for wastewater treatment facilities, which will make the State eligible to secure $39,625,000 in federal grants? 432,813 Yes 253,561 No
2013 N Do you favor a $14,000,000 bond issue to provide funds for the State's share of maintenance, repair, capital improvement, modernization and energy efficiency projects for Maine Army National Guard readiness centers and support facilities and the purchase of land for training and to draw down federal matching funds? 126,393 Yes 90,130 No
2013 N Do you favor a $15,500,000 bond issue to enhance educational and employment opportunities for Maine citizens and students by updating and improving existing laboratory and classroom facilities of the University of Maine System statewide? 132,759 Yes 84,647 No
2013 N Do you favor a $100,000,000 bond issue for reconstruction and rehabilitation of highways and bridges and for facilities or equipment related to ports, harbors, marine transportation, freight and passenger railroads, aviation and transit, to be used to match an estimated $154,000,000 in federal and other funds? 157,190 Yes 59,895 No
2013 N Do you favor a $4,500,000 bond issue to provide funds for a public-private partnership for a building project for a new science facility at the Maine Maritime Academy to be matched by other funds? 114,348 Yes 102,233 No
2013 N Do you favor a $15,500,000 bond issue to upgrade buildings, classrooms and laboratories on the 7 campuses of the Maine Community College System in order to increase capacity to serve more students through expanded programs in health care, precision machining, information technology, criminal justice and other key programs? 143,026 Yes 75,073 No
2014 N Do you favor an $8,000,000 bond issue to support Maine agriculture, facilitate economic growth in natural resources-based industries and monitor human health threats related to ticks, mosquitoes and bedbugs through the creation of an animal and plant disease and insect control laboratory administered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service? 354,086 Yes 233,148 No
2014 N Do you favor a bond issue to provide $4,000,000 in funds to insure portions of loans to small businesses to spur investment and innovation and to provide $8,000,000 in funds to make flexible loans to small businesses to create jobs, revitalize downtowns and strengthen the rural economy? 362,237 Yes 222,576 No
2014 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue, to be awarded through a competitive process and to be matched by $11,000,000 in private and other funds, to build a research center and to discover genetic solutions for cancer and the diseases of aging, to promote job growth and private sector investment in this State, to attract and retain young professionals and make the State a global leader in genomic medicine? 367,114 Yes 218,211 No
2014 N Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue, to be awarded through a competitive process and to be matched by $5,700,000 in private and public funds, to modernize and expand infrastructure in a biological laboratory specializing in tissue repair and regeneration located in the State in order to increase biotechnology workforce training, retain and recruit to the State multiple biomedical research and development groups and create a drug discovery and development facility that will improve human health and stimulate biotechnology job growth and economic activity? 297,008 Yes 283,632 No
2014 N Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue to ensure clean water and safe communities across Maine; to protect drinking water sources; to restore wetlands; to create jobs and vital public infrastructure; and to strengthen the State’s long-term economic base and competitive advantage? 379,606 Yes 208,105 No
2014 N Do you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue to facilitate the growth of marine businesses and commercial enterprises that create jobs and improve the sustainability of the State’s marine economy and related industries through capital investments, to be matched by at least $7,000,000 in private and other funds?” 344,783 Yes 238,793 No


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