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Bear Baiting Referendum

| March 5, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine election officials say supporters of a proposal to end bear baiting have surpassed the threshold necessary to put the initiative on the fall ballot. Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Wednesday that 63,626 valid signatures were submitted, or 6,349 signatures more than required. The initiative seeks to prohibit the use […]

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Voter Turnout Expected to be Low

| November 5, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s top election official is visiting polling places across the state as voters cast their ballots on Election Day. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap started the day with visits to Old Town, Lincoln and Veazie. He’s also stopping in Ellsworth, Searsport, Lewiston, Freeport and Plymouth before wrapping up in Bangor. That […]

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