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Deadlines for Current Citizen Initiatives

The 2015 filing deadline for initiative petitions is January 22, 2015.

The number of valid signatures currently required is 57,277 (10% of the total votes cast for Governor at the November 2, 2010 election).

NOTE: The number of valid signatures will change based on the total votes cast for Governor at the November 4, 2014 General Election. The new number will be determined after the official tabulation of the vote has been proclaimed by the Governor (on or about November 24, 2014).

  -- Constitution of Maine, Article 4, Part Third, Section 18, sub-section 2.

For further information on the procedures pertaining to initiative legislation, please visit Citizen Initiative Process or contact the Division of Elections at (207) 624-7650.

 

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