Difference between revisions of "Maine 2010 ballot measures"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Local ballot measures)
 
(12 intermediate revisions by 7 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
<div style="float:right; margin-top: 0.0em; margin-bottom:3px; background-color: #cee0f2; padding: .2em .6em; font-size: 130%; border:1px solid #A3B1BF;">'''[[Maine 2012 ballot measures|2012]]''' <span style="font-size: larger;font-weight: bold;">→</span></div>
+
<div style="float:right; margin-top: 0.0em; margin-bottom:3px; background-color: #cee0f2; padding: .2em .6em; font-size: 130%; border:1px solid #A3B1BF;">'''[[Maine 2011 ballot measures|2011]]''' <span style="font-size: larger;font-weight: bold;">→</span></div>
<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''' are approved for the [[2010 ballot measures|2010 ballot]] in the state of [[Maine]]. The petition signature deadline has already passed. 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]].
+
<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 statewide ballot measures''' were on the [[2010 ballot measures#Maine|June 8]] and [[2010 ballot measures#Maine|November 2, 2010 ballots]] in [[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]].
* Five measures will appear on the primary [[BC2010#June|June 8, 2010]] ballot, while two measures will appear on the general election ballot [[BC2010#November|November 2, 2010]].
+
[[File:ME2010June Sample ballot.PNG|thumb|right|June 8, 2010 sample ballot]]
* Five measures appearing on the ballot are {{lrssfull}}s, while one is an {{issfull}} and one is a [[veto referendum]].
+
[[File:ME2010Nov sample ballot.PNG|thumb|right|November 8, 2010 sample ballot]]
 
+
* 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]].
 +
* One of the measures was a {{vrfull}}.
 +
* Six of the measures were {{bifull}}s.
 +
* One of the measures was an {{iissfull}}.
 +
* All eight of the measures were approved.
 
==On the ballot==
 
==On the ballot==
{{tnr}}
 
 
{{Maine2010}}
 
{{Maine2010}}
 
 
==Not on the ballot==
 
==Not on the ballot==
 
:: ''See also: [[Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot]]''
Line 15: Line 17:
 
{{chart header}}
 
{{chart header}}
 
|-
 
|-
| {{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}}
+
| {{iss}} || [[Maine Health Insurance Act (2010)|Health Insurance Act]] || [[:Category:Healthcare, Maine|Healthcare]] || Calls upon the Congress and the U.S. President to enact the U.S. National Health Insurance Act || {{nob}}
  
 
|-
 
|-
Line 37: Line 39:
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 +
{{meflag}}
 
{{colbegin|2}}
 
{{colbegin|2}}
 
* [[2010 ballot measures]]
 
* [[2010 ballot measures]]
Line 49: Line 52:
 
===Articles===
 
===Articles===
 
{{colbegin|2}}
 
{{colbegin|2}}
 +
* [[Number of Maine ballot questions for 2010 slightly above average]]
 
* [[Maine ballot measure order set for November 2 ballot]]
 
* [[Maine ballot measure order set for November 2 ballot]]
 
* [[Early results reveal approval of most Maine measures including a tax reform veto]]
 
* [[Early results reveal approval of most Maine measures including a tax reform veto]]
Line 56: Line 60:
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/pets02/pets02-1.htm Citizen's Initiative and People's Veto]
+
* [http://www.cumberlandmaine.com/clerk/elec/Nov2010/elec_2010_nov_Ballot_referendums.pdf Maine 2009 Referendum Election Sample Ballot]
 +
* [http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/images/citizensguide.pdf Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election, Tuesday, November 2, 2010] from [[Maine Secretary of State]]
 +
* [http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2010/referendum2010.html Referendum Election Tabulations, November 2, 2010] from [[Maine Secretary of State]]
  
 
==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
* [http://www.timesrecord.com/articles/2010/06/08/news/doc4c0e772d982d2876480030.txt ''The Times Record'',"State, local choices await voters," June 8, 2010]
+
{{colbegin|2}}
* [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]
+
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20101202185016/http://www.kjonline.com/Land-dental-bonds-on-state-ballot.html ''Kennebec Journal,'' "Land, dental bonds on state ballot," October 27, 2010]
* [http://freepressonline.com/main.asp?SectionID=52&SubSectionID=78&ArticleID=6518 ''The Free Press'',"June Statewide Ballot Questions," May 13, 2010]
+
* https://web.archive.org/web/20140516205939/http://archive.wlbz2.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=131727&catid=3 ''Associated Press,'' "$14 million in bonds on November ballot," October 10, 2010]
 +
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20140514194056/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]
 +
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20140514194410/http://freepressonline.com/main.asp?SectionID=52&SubSectionID=78&ArticleID=6518 ''The Free Press,'' "June Statewide Ballot Questions," May 13, 2010]
 +
{{colend}}
  
 
{{2010 ballot measures}}
 
{{2010 ballot measures}}
 
{{maine}}
 
{{maine}}
 
[[Category:Maine 2010 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Maine 2010 ballot measures]]
 +
[[Category:Historical ballots, 2014]]
 +
__NOTOC__

Latest revision as of 16:03, 16 May 2014

2011
2009
Eight statewide ballot measures were on the June 8 and November 2, 2010 ballots in 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.
June 8, 2010 sample ballot
November 8, 2010 sample 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 Healthcare 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

Maine

Articles

External links

Additional reading