2022 Maine Ballot Measures

Agriculture and Food

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2021 Maine Question 3: Right to Produce, Harvest, and Consume Food Amendment Passed

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 4 - Bond Issue: Land Conservation Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine IB 1/LD 1745: Question 1: Citizen Initiative Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 572 and Public Law 608: Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Passed

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 3 - Bond Issue: Education Facility Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine IB 1/LD 1745: Question 1: Citizen Initiative Failed

Business and Consumers

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 596: Question 3: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 3: An Act To Require Background Checks for Gun Sales Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Passed

Employment and Affirmative Action

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 4: An Act To Raise the Minimum Wage Passed

Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Wind Energy Passed
Nov. 2, 2021 Maine Question 1: Electric Transmission Line Restrictions and Legislative Approval Initiative Passed

Food Processing and Sales

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Maine Question 1: People's Veto - Beverage Tax Passed

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 2 - Bond Issue: Economic Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 3 - Bond Issue: Education Facility Bonds Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 4 - Bond Issue: Land Conservation Bonds Passed
June 10, 2008 Maine Bond Question: Bond Issue for Natural Resource, Agricultural and Transportation Infrastructure Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 4: Citizen Initiative: An Act to Provide Tax Relief Failed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 4: Bond Issue - Communities for Maine's Future Program Passed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Wind Energy Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Dental Care Access Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land Conservation, Working Waterfront Preservation and State Park Preservation Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Higher Education Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 596: Question 3: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 568: Question 5: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 589: Question 6: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 3: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 2: An Act To Establish The Fund to Advance Public Kindergarten to Grade 12 Education Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 6: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 3: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities and Upgrade Municipal Culverts Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 2 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 3 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 4 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 5 Passed
Nov. 5, 2019 Maine Question 1: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities Passed

Guns

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 3: An Act To Require Background Checks for Gun Sales Failed

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 5: Bond Issue - Water Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Dental Care Access Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 2: An Act To Enhance Access to Affordable Health Care Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 1 Failed
March 3, 2020 Maine measure: Question 1 Failed

Health Insurance

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Maine Question 1: People's Veto - Beverage Tax Passed

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 2 Passed

Indigenous Peoples

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 1 - Citizen Initiative: Slot Machines Failed

Marijuana

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 5: Citizen Initiative: An Act to Establish the Maine Medical Marijuana Act Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 1: An Act To Legalize Marijuana Passed

Oil and Gas

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 2: Citizen Initiative: An Act to Decrease the Automobile Excise Tax and Promote Energy Failed

Religion

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 1: People's Veto: An Act To End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom Passed
March 3, 2020 Maine measure: Question 1 Failed

Senior Citizens

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 1 Failed

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 1: People's Veto: An Act To End Discrimination in Civil Marriage and Affirm Religious Freedom Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 1: Citizen Initiative - Same Sex Marriage Passed

Stem Cell Research

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Passed

Technology and Communication

Election Date State Title Outcome
July 14, 2020 Maine Question 1: High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 574: Question 4: Bond Issue Passed

Unemployed and Low-Income

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
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