Marriage equality ballot question released by SoS Summers

Posted on June 14, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Secretary of State Charlie Summers this morning released the proposed wording for the marriage equality ballot question:

“Do you want to allow same-sex couples to marry?”

The release triggers a 30 day public comment period with a 5pm July 16 deadline. Comments may be sent to

The KJ is reporting that Bob Emrich could not be reached for comment and that Mainers United spokesman David Farmer would have preferred phrasing to include a specific reference to religious freedom, ie, that no groups would be required to perform same-sex marriages.

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