Right-to-repair, ban on foreign gov’t campaign cash approved in Maine

They were two of several ballot measures voters considered Tuesday.
A clerk hands a ballot to a voter on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Lewiston, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Voters in Maine on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved an automobile right-to-repair ballot measure and an initiative prohibiting direct or indirect foreign government spending on ballot initiatives.

Both received more than 80% of the vote, resounding victories for advocates of being able to fix one’s own property and against outside influence on elections and government.

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