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Protect Maine Elections is a nonpartisan campaign launched by Maine citizens from across the political spectrum for the sole purpose of passing a groundbreaking citizen’s initiative to eliminate foreign influence and corruption in Maine elections.
If you share our passion, please stick around and read our proposed citizen’s initiative in its entirety.
Some Of Our Recent Press Coverage
We’re just getting started and Down Easters from across the state are sharing their voices.
Legislature, instead of voters, may decide to ban foreign influence in Maine referendums
Supporters of a ballot initiative barring foreign governments from influencing Maine referendum campaigns are pushing the Legislature to enact the measure instead of sending it to voters in November. The Legislature hasn't enacted a ballot initiative in more than 16 years, but the group ...
Commentary: To protect the free speech of all Maine voters, we must take action now
Saturday is the 13th anniversary of the infamous Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling, when the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act. The court decided that corporations and unions (and, by implication, anyone who can afford it) ...
Mainers may get a say on whether foreign governments can spend money to influence their votes
A group hoping to bar foreign governments from electioneering in Maine referendum campaigns submitted petitions Tuesday to put its proposal on next year's ballot. The citizens’ initiative appears relatively straightforward, but it could have far-reaching implications for Maine companies partially owned by foreign governments ...
We all have a responsibility to protect our democracy and make Maine a better place for our children and grandchildren.