November 6, 2007 Referendum Election
Prepared by the Office of the Secretary of State
Pursuant to Title 21-A, Maine Law on Elections, §906.7, questions must be arranged in the following order: carry-over measures from a previous election; people's veto questions; initiated measures; bond issues; constitutional amendments; and other legislatively proposed referenda. Within each group, questions must be arranged in a random order determined by a selection process conducted in public. All ballot questions must be numbered sequentially. The drawing to determine the order of appearance for the Bond Issues was conducted on August 9, 2007.
Question One: Citizen Initiative
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 ?
Question Two: Bond Issue
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?
Question Three: Bond Issue
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?
Question Four: Bond Issue
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?
Question Five: Referendum
Do you favor extending term limits for Legislators from 4 to 6 terms?