AUGUSTA, Maine: Of the five ballot questions that appeared on the statewide, four appeared to have been approved by voters by late Tuesday night. Despite predictions that Question 1 would be a "close call" Mainers voted 61% to 39% in favor of a vetoing the 2009 tax reforms. Three of the four bond measure questions, according to unofficial election results, were approved by voters. However, Question 4 as of 12 a.m. E.T remained too close to call. According to the latest reports by the secretary of state's office 85,337 voters voted "yes," while 81,745 voted "no". Ballotpedia will continue to update results as they continue to roll in.
Voter turnout in the state of Maine was steady. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap estimated that approximately 20% of registered voters would cast their ballots in the state's primary.
As of 12 a.m. E.T. an estimated 368 of 596 precincts or 62% have reported election results. Check back later for updated election results!