Maine 2012 ballot measures

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

Potential measures

Legend

• LRCA = Legislative amendments
• LRSS = Legislative state statute
• ICA = initiated constitutional amendment
• ISS = initiated state statute

Filing cabinet.png = Initiative proposed and filed.

Clipboard128.png = Initiative approved for circulation

ExamineBallot.png = Initiative signatures submitted for review.

StateLegislatures icon.jpg = State legislature reviewing initiative.[1]
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.

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