ELECTIONS: Maine ballot question results

MAINE (NEWS CENTER) -- The results are trickling their way into the NEWS CENTER newsroom.

Question 1 - The legalization and regulation of recreational marijuana: PASSED.

Question 2 - New income tax for household incomes higher than $200,000 to fund public education: PASSED

Question 3 - Requiring background checks before the sale or transfer of firearms not between individuals not licensed as dealers: FAIL

Question 4 - Raising the minimum wage to $12 in increments by 2020: PASSED.

Question 5 - Rank choice voting, which would allow voters to rank their choices of candidates in elections, and to have ballots recounted at the state level in multiple rounds in which last-place candidates are eliminated until a candidate wins by majority: PASSED.

Question 6 - Allows $100 million in bonds for transportation projects: PASSED

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