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{{pt1}}[[Maine 2013 ballot measures|2013]]{{pt2}}[[Maine 2011 ballot measures|2011]]{{pt3}}'''At least three statewide ballot questions''' have been proposed for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Maine]].
 
{{pt1}}[[Maine 2013 ballot measures|2013]]{{pt2}}[[Maine 2011 ballot measures|2011]]{{pt3}}'''At least three statewide ballot questions''' have been proposed for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Maine]].
* The statewide [[Petition drive deadlines, 2012|petition drive deadline]] for [[ballot initiative]]s seeking ballot access in 2012 is [[BC2012#January|January 30, 2012.]]  
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* The statewide [[Petition drive deadlines, 2012|petition drive deadline]] for [[ballot initiative]]s seeking ballot access in 2012 was [[BC2012#January|January 30, 2012.]]  
* The state signature requirement for {{iissfull}}s is 57,277.
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* The state signature requirement for {{iissfull}}s was 57,277.
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* Only one ballot initiative submitted signatures for ballot consideration by the deadline.
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* The [[Maine Legislature]] convened [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] starting [[BC2012#January|January 4, 2012]], and adjourns on [[BC2012#April|April 18, 2012]]. During this time, lawmakers can proposed ballot measures for 2012.
 
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Revision as of 10:31, 31 January 2012

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2011
At least three statewide ballot questions have been proposed for the 2012 ballot in the state of Maine.

Potential measures

See also: Potential 2012 ballot measures

The following measures have been proposed for the 2012 ballot:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Marriage Would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. Approveda
LRSS Question 2 Bond issues $11 million bond for higher education in order to expand the state's community college system. Defeatedd
LRSS Question 3 Bond issues One of two measures that would allow for a bond for water and sewer projects in the state. Approveda
LRSS Question 4 Bond issues Allow for a $51 million transportation bond, most of it to pay for road and bridge repairs in the state. Approveda
LRSS Question 5 Bond issues One of two measures that would allow for a bond for water and sewer projects in the state. Approveda

Not on ballot

The following measures did not make the ballot in 2012:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Renewable Energy Resources Initiative Energy State utilities to get 20% of power from renewable energy sources by 2020. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Campaign Promises Question Campaigns Deals with public office campaigns and campaign promises. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Forest Industry Employment Question Labor Deals with employment opportunities for state workers in the forest industry. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Minimum Sentence for Sex Offenders Question Law enforcement Minimum sentence for offenders who commit crime against victim 12 or under Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Electronic Beano Question Gambling Would authorize two Indian tribes to conduct electronic Beano Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.

See also