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Marijuana on Maine Ballot

Marijuana on Maine Ballot

| March 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A third effort is afoot to get marijuana legalization on Maine’s ballot. Democratic state Rep. Mark Dion of Portland says he is talking to other legislators about co-sponsoring his bill. The bill proposes to ask residents about creation, regulation and taxation of a structure for recreational use of marijuana. It includes […]

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Bear Baiting Referendum

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

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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