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Maine's [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions|2014 legislative session]] began on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 8, 2014]] and was projected to conclude on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|April 16, 2014]]. The session is currently in recess.
 
Maine's [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions|2014 legislative session]] began on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 8, 2014]] and was projected to conclude on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|April 16, 2014]]. The session is currently in recess.
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==Historical facts==
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*Since 1996, an average of six measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Maine. Therefore, 2014 is a below-average year, based on the current number of certified measures.
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*The number of measures on a statewide ballot since 1996 has ranged from two to 11.
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*Since 1996, 82 of 110, or 75%, of Maine ballot measures have been approved by voters.
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*Conversely, 28 of 110, or 25%, of measures have been defeated
  
 
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==On the ballot==
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Revision as of 09:55, 1 May 2014


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One statewide ballot measure is certified for the November 4, 2014 statewide ballot in Maine.

The certified measure is an initiated state statute that addresses hunting. In order to put the measure before voters, supporters were required to collect at least 57,277 valid signatures and submit them by the February 3, 2014 filing deadline.

Maine's 2014 legislative session began on January 8, 2014 and was projected to conclude on April 16, 2014. The session is currently in recess.

Historical facts

  • Since 1996, an average of six measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Maine. Therefore, 2014 is a below-average year, based on the current number of certified measures.
  • The number of measures on a statewide ballot since 1996 has ranged from two to 11.
  • Since 1996, 82 of 110, or 75%, of Maine ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 28 of 110, or 25%, of measures have been defeated

On the ballot

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
IndISS Bear Hunting Ban Hunt & Fish Puts restrictions on certain bear hunting practices

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Note: These measures will not be on the 2014 ballot but could be on the 2015 or 2016 ballots.[1]

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Common Core Referendum Education Repeals use of Common Core standards in state schools Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Parental Consent for Abortion Abortion Requires parental consent for minors seeking to have an abortion Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Remove Concealed Handgun Permit Firearms Repeals the concealed handgun permit requirement Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Mandatory Minimums for Sexual Offenses Law Enforcement Creates mandatory minimum sentences for sexual offenses against victims under 12 years of age Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
IndISS Remove Restrictions on Weapons Firearms Removes restrictions on the carrying and use of weapons Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot


See also

Maine


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