2012 is shaping up to be a historic year for marriage equality. Indicators are that it could be the first years voters finally affirmatively vote in support of same-sex marriage. In Maryland, a marriage equality law was approved by the legislature but a referendum put the issue on the November ballot. The latest Washington Post poll shows marriage equality narrowly winning.
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday June 20, 2011 5:00 pm|
Tonight’s film, Question 1 impartially follows the 2009 election campaign to keep same-sex marriage legal in Maine. It is an honor to have the film here tonight in discussion as the filmmakers, Joe Fox and James Nubile are currently completing the final cut.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday November 3, 2009 8:30 pm|
It’s a tight race for civil equality in Maine. Per the Bangor Daily News, at 10:21 Maine time, 172 of 605 (28 %) of precincts have been reported.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 3, 2009 12:40 pm|
AmericaBlog: Joe wrote last night about how the DNC’s “Organizing for America” organization (formerly known as “Obama for America”) emailed Maine voters yesterday about today’s election, but failed to mention the anti-gay ballot measure that is the number one issue in the state right now. Today things got worse. We just received a copy of [...]
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 28, 2009 12:55 pm|
For those of you scoring at home, I thought I’d lay out exactly what the major races are next Tuesday, November 3. From Maine to California, New Jersey to Washington state, there are several significant races on the ballot, all of which will be spun by Democrats and Republicans as indicative of the national mood. But each have their own peculiarities about them.