2016 Initiative General Election Results - Somerset County, ME
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County Data for this Contest was Contributed by on 2017-12-11

Political PartyPopular Vote
No 19,282 72.72%
Yes 7,233 27.28%
Demographic Data

2016 Population:50,562Est.2016 Population Density:5.0persons/km2
2010 Population:52,228Enum.2010 Population Density:5.1persons/km2
Land Area (2000):10,170km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.5%

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Election Notes:
  • The summary of the proposition as it appeared on the general election ballot: Do you want to require background checks prior to the sale or transfer of firearms between individuals not licensed as firearms dealers, with failure to do so punishable by law, and with some exceptions for family members, hunting, self-defense, lawful competitions, and shooting range activity?
  • 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 3798 votes were cast by citizens abroad; 3178 in favor and 620 against. The state of Maine does not tabulate these votes by county.

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