Citizen Initiatives Update

Wed, Jun 9 2010 by Anonymous

A quick update on the citizen initiative votes from yesterday in California and Maine.

California’s citizen initiatives, Prop 16 and 17, were both defeated at the polls yesterday. Prop 16 voted down by a 52.3% to 47.7% margin. Prop 17 lost 51.7% to 48.3%.

Maine’s citizen referendum, Question 1: Maine Tax Code People’s Veto was approved by voters 61% to 39%.

To read more about these measures check out the links provided, and to learn about the legislatively referred measures on the ballot check out Ballotpedia.org.