Difference between revisions of "Maine 2010 ballot measures"
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Revision as of 06:24, 21 April 2010Seven ballot measures are approved for the 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.
- Five measures will appear on the primary June 8, 2010 ballot, while two measures will appear on the general election ballot November 2, 2010.
- Five measures appearing on the ballot are legislatively-referred state statutes, while one is an initiated state statute and one is a veto referendum.
On the ballot
|VR||Question 1||Taxes||Repeals 2009 income tax reform, broadening of the base of sales tax and amending of the Circuit Breaker Program|
|BI||Question 2||Bonds||Issues $26.5 million in bonds to fund energy efficiency bonds for weatherization and energy efficiency projects|
|BI||Question 3||Bonds||Issues $57.8 million in bonds to create jobs through highway projects, harbor and energy projects|
|BI||Question 4||Bonds||Issues $23.75 million in bonds to provide for economic development and job creation|
|BI||Question 5||Bonds||Issues $10.25 million in bonds to fund water quality improvements|
|IndISS||Question 1||Gambling||Authorizes the Gambling Control Board to license a casino at a single site in Oxford County|
|BI||Question 2||Bonds||Issues $5 million in bonds to increase access to dental care|
|BI||Question 3||Bonds||Issues $9.75 million in bonds to invest in land conservation, working waterfront preservation and preservation of state parks|
Not on the ballot
|CISS||Health Insurance Act||Health care||Calls upon the Congress and the U.S. President to enact the U.S. National Health Insurance Act|
|CISS||Human Rights Act Amendment||Admin of gov't||An act to remove protections based on sexual orientation from the Maine Human Rights Act|
|CISS||Medical Marijuana Cultivation||Marijuana||An act regarding possession and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes|
|CISS||Prohibit Fluoride in Public Water Initiative||Natural resources||An act to prohibit fluoride in public water supplies|
|LRSS||Calais Casino Measure||Gambling||Proposes an Indian casino in Calais|
Local ballot measures
- 2010 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- List of People's Veto ballot measures in Maine
- Maine signature requirements
- Laws governing the initiative process in Maine
State of Maine
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Commissioner of Education | Superintendent of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Commissioner of Conservation | Commissioner of Labor | Chairman of Public Utilities |