Maine 2012 ballot measures

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One statewide ballot question has so far been certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Maine.

On the ballot

The following measure has made it onto the 2012 statewide 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

Potential measures

See also: Potential 2012 ballot measures

The following measures have been proposed for the 2012 ballot:

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]


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

References

  1. Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.