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Deadlines for Current Citizen Initiatives

The 2016 filing deadline for initiative petitions is February 1, 2016.

The number of valid signatures currently required is 61,123 (10% of the total votes cast for Governor at the November 4, 2014 election).

  -- Constitution of Maine, Article 4, Part Third, Section 18, sub-section 2.

For further information on the procedures pertaining to initiative legislation, please visit Citizen Initiative Process or contact the Division of Elections at (207) 624-7650.


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