What’s on the ballot:

Posted on November 04, 2013 in News
By Sidney Dritz

Yes on Question 1 means you approve a $14 million bond to pay for maintenance, modernization and improvements for Maine Army National Guard readiness centers, and for buying land for training for the National Guard. If it passes, it could draw matching funds from the federal government for the same purpose. No on Question 2 does not approve the bond.

Yes on Question 2 means you approve a $15.5 million bond for improvements of laboratories and science classrooms across the University of Maine system. No on Question 2 does not approve the bond.

Yes on Question 3 means you approve a $100 million bond to be used on reconstruction, repairs and improvements for Maine’s highways, bridges, ports and harbors, railroads and air travel. If passed, it will be matched by $154 million in federal and other funds. No on Question 3 would not pass the bond.

Yes on Question 4 means you approve a $4.5 million bond for building a new science facility for the Maine Maritime Academy. This bond, if passed, will be matched by other funds. No on Question 4 wouldn’t pass it.

Yes on Question 5 means agreeing to pass a $15.5 million bond to be used for upgrading buildings, classrooms and laboratories across the Maine Community College system. No on Question 5 would not pass the bond.

Yes on Question 1 is a vote to make it legal for people 21 and older to posses up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and paraphernalia, as long as it is off of school grounds, public spaces and public transportation. It is also a vote to support marijuana legalization, taxation and regulation at the state and federal level.