Referendum Election - November 5, 2019
Referendum Elections are held to provide Maine’s citizens an opportunity to vote on People’s Veto Referenda, Direct Initiatives of Legislation (i.e. Citizen Initiatives), Bond Issues, other referenda proposed by the Legislature, and Constitutional Amendments. Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine.
Questions Appearing on the November 5, 2019 Ballot
Question 1: Bond Issue
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities
Public Law Chapter 532
Do you favor a $105,000,000 bond issue to build or improve roads, bridges, railroads, airports, transit and ports and make other transportation investments, to be used to match an estimated $137,000,000 in federal and other funds?
Question 2: Constitutional Amendment
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Concerning Alternative Signatures Made by Persons with Disabilities
Constitutional Resolution Chapter 1
Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to allow persons with disabilities to sign petitions in an alternative manner as authorized by the Legislature?
Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election
Treasurer's Statement - pdf
Ranked-choice Voting (RCV)
Ranked-choice voting was used in the 2018 Primary and General elections. Visit our RCV Resources page for more information about ranked-choice voting, including Frequently Asked Questions and sample ballots.