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Referendum Election Tabulations
November 5, 2002

LISTING OF BALLOT QUESTIONS AND STATEWIDE TOTALS


Question 1: Bond Issue
Do you favor a $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?


Yes
179,173
No
309,569

Question 2: Bond Issue
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 improve citizens' access to public 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?


Yes
283,740
No
211,736

Question 3: Constitutional Amendment
Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to allow the State to issue short-term debt in limited amounts that must be repaid with federal transportation funds within 12 months to facilitate the development of highways, bridges and other transportation projects?

Yes
262,900
No
212,940


County Totals

                         Question #1        Question #2        Question #3
                         Yes       No       Yes       No       Yes       No 
 ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY  12,277   23,202    20,738   15,231    18,997   15,537
 AROOSTOOK COUNTY      8,086   16,884    14,685   10,770    14,675    9,859
 CUMBERLAND COUNTY    43,502   67,195    69,213   42,804    58,771   47,574
 FRANKLIN COUNTY       3,829    7,078     6,378    4,687     6,057    4,721
 HANCOCK COUNTY        7,796   14,692    11,283   11,538    11,344   10,532
 KENNEBEC COUNTY      17,478   27,378    27,140   18,371    25,749   18,206
 KNOX COUNTY           5,064   10,654     9,143    6,934     8,321    7,233
 LINCOLN COUNTY        5,277   10,401     8,528    7,440     7,826    7,550
 OXFORD COUNTY         6,843   13,001    11,346    8,872    10,801    8,821
 PENOBSCOT COUNTY     18,078   36,052    28,135   26,665    27,885   24,882
 PISCATAQUIS COUNTY    1,810    5,047     2,869    4,089     3,225    3,547
 SAGADAHOC COUNTY      5,253    8,767     8,523    5,621     7,276    6,395
 SOMERSET COUNTY       5,677   12,029     9,337    8,661     9,088    8,340
 WALDO COUNTY          4,467    9,807     7,160    7,393     6,930    6,973
 WASHINGTON COUNTY     6,112    5,331     5,514    5,958     5,945    5,114
 YORK COUNTY          27,624   42,051    43,748   26,702    40,010   27,656
 Statewide Totals    179,173  309,569   283,740  211,736   262,900  212,940
 
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