Maine 2011 ballot measures
- Two measures were approved, while two were defeated.
- Topics addressed included: elections and campaigns, gambling, and redistricting.
The signature filing deadline for the 2011 ballot in Maine was January 20, 2011. A minimum of 58,054 signatures were required for proposed initiatives. A final total of 5 initiatives were approved for circulation, however only 2 met the deadline.
On the ballot
- See also: 2011 ballot measures
|VR||Question 1||Elections and campaigns||Would overturn a law dealing with same-day voting registration.|
|IndISS||Question 2||Gambling||Amend laws governing deadline for approval of second racino and allow another tribal racino.|
|IndISS||Question 3||Gambling||Regarding establishing a slot machine facility.|
|Question 4||Redistricting||Would change the years of redistricting the Maine Legislature.|
Not on the ballot
The following measures did not appear on the ballot:
|IndISS||Medical Marijuana Question||Marijuana||Would allow for cultivation and possession of medical marijuana.|
|IndISS||Prohibition Repeal Question||Marijuana||Would repeal the prohibition of marijuana in the state.|
|IndISS||Political Campaign Question||Elections and campaigns||Regarding political campaign promises in the state.|
|State Officials Election Amendment||Admin. of gov't.||Voters to decide whether state officers should be elected by the public at the polls.|
|Wildlife Agency Funding Amendment||Environment||Allocate 1.25% of sales tax to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012
No local measures were identified for 2011. Read about local happenings here.
- WCSH 6 News, "Gaming Issues on November Ballot," September 19, 2011
- Press Herald, "Referendums top Maine ballot today," November 8, 2011