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  ME Repeal of Gay Marriage Legislation
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Parents > United States > Maine > Referenda > 2009 Referendums > Repeal 2009 Law Permitting Gay Marriage?
OfficeReferendum
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 31, 2009 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 03, 2009 - 05:00am
Polls Close November 03, 2009 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 01, 2010 - 12:00pm
Term End December 31, 2999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 57.23% Registered 43.20% Total Population
ContributorThe Sunset Provision
Last ModifiedTX DEM November 02, 2011 11:56am
Data Sources[Link]
Description People's veto referendum to repeal the gay marriage legislation approved by the
state legislature and the Governor in 2009.

Ballot wording... [Link]
Question: Do you want to reject the new law that lets same-sex couples marry and
allows individuals and religious groups to refuse to perform these marriages?
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/08/2009 11/03/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Yes 8 2 ----
No 10 ------
Leaning Call: Yes (54.55%)
Weighted Call: Yes (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/14/2009 11/01/2009

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Certified Votes300,848 (52.90%) 267,828 (47.10%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -33,020 (-5.81%)  
Predict Avg.49.00% 51.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.47%-- 49.69%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/31/09-11/01/09
51.00% 3.0 47.00% 1.0
Research 2000 
10/26/09-10/28/09
47.00% 1.0 48.00% 2.0
Pan Atlantic SMS 
10/20/09-10/22/09
41.50% -- 52.60% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/16/09-10/19/09
48.00% -- 48.00% --
Democracy Corps 
09/23/09-09/27/09
41.00% -- 50.00% --
Research 2000 
09/14/09-09/16/09
48.00% -- 46.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 07, 2009 03:00am Blog Entry The DNC Totally SCREWED US OVER in Maine. And Then Lied About It  Article ScottĀ³ 
Nov 03, 2009 02:50pm News High Turnout for Maine Gay Marriage Referendum  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 20, 2009 10:00am General Same-sex marriage fight roils Maine  Article Monsieur 
Oct 15, 2009 01:40pm Analysis Why I'm Optimistic About Maine  Article Craverguy 
Jul 30, 2009 02:35pm General NO ON 1: Protect Maine Equality  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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