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{{tnr}}'''One ballot measure''' is approved for the [[BC2010#June|June 8, 2010 ballot]] in the state of [[Maine]]. No other measures have yet been proposed for the November 2010 ballot.
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<div style="float:right; margin-top: 0.0em; margin-bottom:3px; background-color: #cee0f2; padding: .2em .6em; font-size: 130%; border:1px solid #A3B1BF;"><span style="font-size: larger;font-weight: bold;">&larr;</span> '''[[Maine 2009 ballot measures|2009]]''' </div>'''Eight ballot measures''' were on the [[2010 ballot measures|2010 ballot]] in the state of [[Maine]]. Approximately six initiatives were filed, four did not make the ballot. The legislative session ended on [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions|April 12, 2010]] thus eliminating any pending proposed measures for the [[2010 ballot measures|2010 ballot]].
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* Five measures appeared on the primary [[BC2010#June|June 8, 2010]] ballot, while two measures appeared on the general election ballot [[BC2010#November|November 2, 2010]].
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* Five measures on the ballot were {{lrssfull}}s, while one was an {{issfull}} and one was a [[veto referendum]].
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* All eight measures were approved.  
  
==On ballot==
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==On the ballot==
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==Gathering signatures==
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==Not on the ballot==
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:: ''See also: [[Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot]]''
  
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'''Note:''' The legislative session ended on [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions|April 12, 2010]] thus eliminating any pending proposed measures for the [[2010 ballot measures|2010 ballot]].
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| {{iss}} || [[Maine Health Insurance Act (2010)|Health Insurance Act]] || [[:Category:Health care, Maine|Health care]] || Calls upon the Congress and the U.S. President to enact the U.S. National Health Insurance Act || {{nob}}
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| {{iss}} || [[Maine Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative (2010)|Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative]] || [[:Category:Natural resources, Maine|Natural resources]] || An act to prohibit fluoride in public water supplies
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| {{iss}}|| [[Maine Human Rights Act Amendment (2010)|Human Rights Act Amendment]] || [[:Category:Administration of government, Maine|Admin of gov't]] || An act to remove protections based on sexual orientation from the Maine Human Rights Act || {{nob}}
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| {{iss}} || [[Maine Casino Initiative (2010)|Casino Initiative]] || [[:Category:Gambling, Maine|Gambling]] || Calls for a casino in Oxford, Maine
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| {{iss}} || [[Maine Medical Marijuana Cultivation (2010)|Medical Marijuana Cultivation]] || [[:Category:Marijuana, Maine|Marijuana]] || An act regarding possession and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes || {{nob}}
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| {{iss}} || [[Maine Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative (2010)|Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative]] || [[:Category:Natural resources, Maine|Natural resources]] || An act to prohibit fluoride in public water supplies || {{nob}}
  
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| || [[Maine Health Insurance Act (2010)|Health Insurance Act]] || [[:Category:Health care, Maine|Health care]] || Calls upon the Congress and the U.S. President to enact the U.S. National Health Insurance Act || Not certified for circulation
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| {{lrss}} || [[Maine Calais Casino Measure (2010)|Calais Casino Measure]] || [[:Category:Gambling, Maine|Gambling]] || Proposes an Indian casino in Calais || {{nob}}
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| || [[Maine Human Rights Act Amendment (2010)|Human Rights Act Amendment]] || [[:Category:Administration of government, Maine|Admin of gov't]] || An act to remove protections based on sexual orientation from the Maine Human Rights Act || Not certified for circulation
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| || [[Maine Medical Marijuana Cultivation (2010)|Medical Marijuana Cultivation]] || [[:Category:Marijuana, Maine|Marijuana]] || An act regarding possession and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes || Not certified for circulation
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==Local ballot measures==
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:: ''See also: [[Local ballot measure elections in 2010]]''
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* [[March 19, 2010 ballot measures in Maine|March 19]] • [[May 22, 2010 ballot measures in Maine|May 22]] • [[June 8, 2010 ballot measures in Maine|June 8]]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[2010 ballot measures]]
 
* [[2010 ballot measures]]
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* [[List of Maine ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine]]
 
* [[List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine]]
 
* [[Maine signature requirements]]
 
* [[Maine signature requirements]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Maine]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Maine]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Maine ballot measures]]
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* [[Endorsements of Maine ballot measures, 2010]]
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===Articles===
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* [[Number of Maine ballot questions for 2010 slightly above average]]
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* [[Maine ballot measure order set for November 2 ballot]]
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* [[Early results reveal approval of most Maine measures including a tax reform veto]]
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* [[Mainers cast their ballots on tax reform and bond measures]]
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* [[Maine ballot measure order set for June 8 ballot]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/pets02/pets02-1.htm ''Maine'',"Citizen's Initiative and People's Veto"]
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*[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/pets02/pets02-1.htm Citizen's Initiative and People's Veto]
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://www.kjonline.com/Land-dental-bonds-on-state-ballot.html ''Kennebec Journal'',"Land, dental bonds on state ballot," October 27, 2010]
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* [http://www.wlbz2.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=131727&catid=3 ''Associated Press'',"$14 million in bonds on November ballot," October 10, 2010]
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* [http://www.timesrecord.com/articles/2010/06/08/news/doc4c0e772d982d2876480030.txt ''The Times Record'',"State, local choices await voters," June 8, 2010]
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* [http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100603/GJNEWS03/706039794/-1/SANNEWS ''Sanford News'',"State's primary is this Tuesday; ballot to include referendum questions and school budget validation," June 3, 2010]
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* [http://freepressonline.com/main.asp?SectionID=52&SubSectionID=78&ArticleID=6518 ''The Free Press'',"June Statewide Ballot Questions," May 13, 2010]
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[[Category:Maine 2010 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Maine 2010 ballot measures]]

Revision as of 18:12, 5 December 2011

2011
2009
Eight ballot measures were on the 2010 ballot in the state of Maine. Approximately six initiatives were filed, four did not make the ballot. The legislative session ended on April 12, 2010 thus eliminating any pending proposed measures for the 2010 ballot.

On the ballot

June 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Question 1 Taxes Repeals 2009 income tax reform, broadening of the base of sales tax and amending of the Circuit Breaker Program Approveda
BI Question 2 Bonds Issues $26.5 million in bonds to fund energy efficiency bonds for weatherization and energy efficiency projects Approveda
BI Question 3 Bonds Issues $57.8 million in bonds to create jobs through highway projects, harbor and energy projects Approveda
BI Question 4 Bonds Issues $23.75 million in bonds to provide for economic development and job creation Approveda
BI Question 5 Bonds Issues $10.25 million in bonds to fund water quality improvements Approveda

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Gambling Authorizes the Gambling Control Board to license a casino at a single site in Oxford County Approveda
BI Question 2 Bonds Issues $5 million in bonds to increase access to dental care Approveda
BI Question 3 Bonds Issues $9.75 million in bonds to invest in land conservation, working waterfront preservation and preservation of state parks Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Note: The legislative session ended on April 12, 2010 thus eliminating any pending proposed measures for the 2010 ballot.

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Health Insurance Act Health care Calls upon the Congress and the U.S. President to enact the U.S. National Health Insurance Act Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Human Rights Act Amendment Admin of gov't An act to remove protections based on sexual orientation from the Maine Human Rights Act Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Medical Marijuana Cultivation Marijuana An act regarding possession and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative Natural resources An act to prohibit fluoride in public water supplies Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRSS Calais Casino Measure Gambling Proposes an Indian casino in Calais Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2010

See also

Articles

External links

Additional reading