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November 4, 2014 - General Election

Description of the General Election


List of General Election Candidates
(as of 5 p.m. on the September 5, 2014 withdrawal deadline)

The list of General Election candidates includes candidates for two special county elections to be held on November 4th:

  • Androscoggin Register of Probate, and
  • Somerset County Judge of Probate

List of Declared General Election Write-in Candidates (as of 5 p.m. on the September 22, 2014 filing deadline) )

Filing deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, September 22, 2014


List of Post-Primary Candidate Withdrawals
(as of 5 p.m. on the September 5, 2014 withdrawal deadline)

 


November 4, 2014 – Referendum Election

Description of the Referendum Election


Citizen’s Guide to the Referendum Election    Word    PDF

 

Ballot questions that will appear on the November 4, 2014 referendum ballot: (in the order they will appear on the ballot):

Question 1: Citizen Initiative

Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research?

Link to legislation for IB 1/LD 1745

Question 2:  Bond Issue

Do you favor an $8,000,000 bond issue to support Maine agriculture, facilitate economic growth in natural resources-based industries and monitor human health threats related to ticks, mosquitoes and bedbugs through the creation of an animal and plant disease and insect control laboratory administered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service?

Link to legislation for Public Law 572 and Public Law 608

Question 3:  Bond Issue

Do you favor a bond issue to provide $4,000,000 in funds to insure portions of loans to small businesses to spur investment and innovation and to provide $8,000,000 in funds to make flexible loans to small businesses to create jobs, revitalize downtowns and strengthen the rural economy?

Link to legislation for Public Law 596

Question 4:  Bond Issue

Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue, to be awarded through a competitive process and to be matched by $11,000,000 in private and other funds, to build a research center and to discover genetic solutions for cancer and the diseases of aging, to promote job growth and private sector investment in this State, to attract and retain young professionals and make the State a global leader in genomic medicine?

Link to legislation for Public Law 574

Question 5:  Bond Issue

Do you favor a $3,000,000 bond issue, to be awarded through a competitive process and to be matched by $5,700,000 in private and public funds, to modernize and expand infrastructure in a biological laboratory specializing in tissue repair and regeneration located in the State in order to increase biotechnology workforce training, retain and recruit to the State multiple biomedical research and development groups and create a drug discovery and development facility that will improve human health and stimulate biotechnology job growth and economic activity?

Link to legislation for Public Law 568

Question 6:   Bond Issue

Do you favor a $10,000,000 bond issue to ensure clean water and safe communities across Maine; to protect drinking water sources; to restore wetlands; to create jobs and vital public infrastructure; and to strengthen the State’s long-term economic base and competitive advantage?

link to legislation for Public Law 589

Question 7: Bond Issue

Do you favor a $7,000,000 bond issue to facilitate the growth of marine businesses and commercial enterprises that create jobs and improve the sustainability of the State’s marine economy and related industries through capital investments, to be matched by at least $7,000,000 in private and other funds?”

Link to legislation for Public Law 592