Early results reveal approval of most Maine measures including a tax reform veto
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.
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!
|VR||Question 1||Taxes||Overturn 2009 tax code reform|
|LRSS||Question 2||Bond issues||Regarding investments in weatherization and energy efficiency projects|
|LRSS||Question 3||Bond issues||$57.8 million bond package for highway projects, harbor and energy projects|
|LRSS||Question 4||Bond issues||Provides for economic development and job creation bonds||pending|
|LRSS||Question 5||Bond issues||Relates to improving water quality, drinking water programs, wastewater treatment facilities|