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Legal Definition of Campaign

The term "campaign" means any course of activities to influence the nomination or election of a candidate or to initiate or influence any of the following ballot measures:

A.  A people’s veto referendum under the Constitution of Maine, Article IV, Part Third, Section 17;

B.  A direct initiative of legislation under the Constitution of Maine, Article IV, Part Third, Section 18;

C.  An amendment to the Constitution of Maine under Article X, Section 4;

D.  A referendum vote on a measure enacted by the Legislature and expressly conditioned upon ratification by a referendum vote under the Constitution of Maine, Article IV, Part Third, Section 19;

E.  The ratification of the issue of bonds by the State or any agency thereof; and

F.  Any county or municipal referendum.

21-A M.R.S.A. Section 1052(1)

Updated to include laws enacted during the First Regular Session of the 125th Legislature (2011)