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  Initiative: Question 1: Citizen Initiative - Same-sex MarriagePopular Vote
Yes 372,887 52.70%
No 334,723 47.30%
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  2012 Maine County Map of General Election Results for Initiative  
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Election Notes:
  • The title of the citizen initiative was "An Act to Allow Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples and Protect Religious Freedom", while the question that appeared on the ballot was: "Do you want to allow the State of Maine to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples?"
  • Not included in the county totals were votes tabulated under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act. The votes received under this act were 2117 and 674 yes and no respectively.
Demographic Data

2012 Population:1,328,094Est.2012 Population Density:16.6persons/km2
2010 Population:1,328,361Enum.2010 Population Density:16.6persons/km2
Land Area (2000):79,931km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.0%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Department of the Secretary of State: Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions. General Election - November 6, 2012, Department of the Secretary of State: Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions ( (accessed 09 Jan 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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