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  Initiative: An Act To Establish Ranked-Choice VotingPopular Vote
Yes 388,273 52.12%
No 356,621 47.88%
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Election Notes:
  • The summary of the proposition as it appeared on the general election ballot: Do you want to allow voters to rank their choices of candidates in elections for U.S. Senate, Congress, Governor, State Senate, and State Representative, and to have ballots counted at the state level in multiple rounds in which last-place candidates are eliminated until a candidate wins by majority?
  • Information on the language of the proposition is from the Official Voter Information Guide issued by the Maine Secretary of State: https://www1.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/citizensguide2016.pdf
  • A total of 3641 votes were cast by citizens abroad; 2487 in favor and 1154 against. The state of Maine does not tabulate these votes by county.
Demographic Data

2016 Population:1,331,479Est.2016 Population Density:16.7persons/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: Maine Secretary of State. 2016 Election Results, Maine Secretary of State (http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/results/2016/referendum16.xlsx) (accessed 11 Dec 2017)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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