2015 Maine General Election Results
On November 3, 2015, Mainers went to the polls to choose local leaders and decide statewide ballot questions. Here are the live results from local municipalities and the Maine Secretary of State's office.
Results as of November 3 at 11:55pm: 91% of precincts reporting
Maine State Question 1: Clean Elections
An Act To Strengthen the Maine Clean Election Act, Improve Disclosure and Make Other Changes to the Campaign Finance Laws.
Do you want to change Maine law to allow publicly financed state candidates to qualify for additional funds under certain limits and rules in the Maine Clean Election Act, to improve the disclosure of who pays for political ads, and to increase penalties for violations of campaign finance law?"
113878 YES :: QUESTION PASSES
Maine State Question 2: Low-Income Senior Housing
Do you favor a $15,000,000 bond issue for the construction of new energy-efficient affordable homes for low-income seniors, the adaptive reuse of structures for homes for low-income seniors and the repair and weatherization of existing homes for low-income seniors, which will create jobs and will be matched by an estimated $22,600,000 in private and other funds?"
143838 YES :: QUESTION PASSES
Maine State Question 3: Transportation Bond Issue
Do you favor an $85,000,000 bond issue for construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of highways and bridges and for facilities and equipment related to ports, harbors, marine transportation, freight and passenger railroads, aviation, transit and bicycle and pedestrian trails, to be used to match an estimated $121,500,000 in federal and other funds?"
150083 YES :: QUESTION PASSES
Portland - Mayor
6882 MICHAEL BRENNAN
1880 THOMAS MACMILLAN
9162 ETHAN STRIMLING :: ELECTED MAYOR
Portland Question 1: Minimum Wage Increase
This ordinance will ensure that all workers in Portland will earn at least $15 per hour by 2019. Employers having 500 employees or fewer will transition over four years. Employers having more than 500 employees will transition by 2017. The applicable tip credit allowed by the State is not changed, meaning that tipped workers must be paid at least $11.25 per hour plus tips, but not totaling less than the normal $15 per hour minimum wage. After 2019, the minimum wage will be adjusted every year to keep pace with inflation. The minimum wage will be enforced by the Portland City Manager and/or designees of the city manager. An exemption is included stating that City employees are not protected by this minimum wage, but this exemption may be removed by the City at any time."
10992 NO :: QUESTION FAILS
Portland Question 2: Portland Scenic View Ordinance
Do you favor an ordinance to add a city-wide scenic viewpoint protection tool to Portland's zoning ordinance?"
11793 NO :: QUESTION FAILS
Auburn - Mayor
2605 JONATHAN LABONTE
1896 PETER LETOURNEAU
Biddeford - Mayor
2494 ALAN CASAVANT :: ELECTED MAYOR
1437 DANIEL PARENTEAU
Lewiston - Mayor
3673 BENJAMIN CHIN :: ADVANCES TO DECEMBER 8 RUNOFF
0204 LUKE JENSEN
3107 ROBERT MACDONALD :: ADVANCES TO DECEMBER 8 RUNOFF
1276 STEPHEN MORGAN
0072 CHARLES SOULE