Friday, August 7, 2015
Contact: Kristen Schulze Muszynski
office: 626-8404/ cell: 441-7638

Secretary Dunlap to announce order of bond questions on November General Election Ballot

AUGUSTA -- Secretary of State Matt Dunlap will draw the order of the bond questions for this November?s ballot on Monday.

The November 2015 ballot has been finalized, to include one citizen?s initiative question and two bond issues. Public comment is still being accepted on the exact wording of the citizen?s initiative question, through Aug. 28.

Referendum ballot questions are listed by category, with the placement within each category determined by luck of the draw. The drawing for the order of the two bond issues will take place on Monday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. in Secretary Dunlap?s office at the Nash School Building, 103 Sewall St., Augusta. The drawing is open to the public.

Question 1 is: "An Act To Strengthen the Maine Clean Election Act, Improve Disclosure and Make Other Changes to the Campaign Finance Laws."

The bond questions, to be listed as Question 2 and Question 3 depending on the drawing, are:
?An Act To Authorize Two General Fund Bond Issues To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities.?
?An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support the Independence of Maine's Seniors.?

The State of Maine?s General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015.