Last updated: 6:50 p.m. Nov. 16, 2016

2016 General Election results for Belfast, Maine

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100% of precincts reporting (5 of 5)
President
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) 2,351 60.77%
Gary E. Johnson (L) 177 4.57%
Jill Stein (G) 100 2.58%
Donald J. Trump (R) 1,241 32.08%
U.S. House
U.S. House District 2
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Emily Ann Cain (D) 2,399 62.23%
Bruce Poliquin (R) 1,456 37.77%
Referendum Questions
Question 1: Legalize Marijuana
Do you want to allow the possession and use of marijuana under state law by persons who are at least 21 years of age, and allow the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, and sale of marijuana and marijuana products subject to state regulation, taxation and local ordinance?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,356 56.54%
No 1,811 43.46%
Question 2: Public Education Fund
Do you want to add a 3% tax on individual Maine taxable income above $200,000 to create a state fund that would provide direct support for student learning in kindergarten through 12th grade public education?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,291 59.4%
No 1,566 40.6%
Question 3: Require Background Checks
Do you want to require background checks prior to the sale or transfer of firearms between individuals not licensed as firearms dealers, with failure to do so punishable by law, and with some exceptions for family members, hunting, self-defense, lawful competitions, and shooting range activity?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,199 56.62%
No 1,685 43.38%
Question 4: Raise Minimum Wage
Do you want to raise the minimum hourly wage of $7.50 to $9 in 2017, with annual $1 increases up to $12 in 2020, and annual cost-of-living increases thereafter; and do you want to raise the direct wage for service workers who receive tips from half the minimum wage to $5 in 2017, with annual $1 increases until it reaches the adjusted minimum wage?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,557 65.87%
No 1,325 34.13%
Question 5: Ranked Choice Voting
Do you want to allow voters to rank their choices of candidates in elections for U.S. Senate, Congress, Governor, State Senate, and State Representative, and to have ballots counted at the state level in multiple rounds in which last-place candidates are eliminated until a candidate wins by majority?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,234 58.77%
No 1,567 41.23%
Question 6: Transportation Bond
Do you favor a $100,000,000 bond issue for construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of highways and bridges and for facilities, equipment and property acquisition related to ports, harbors, marine transportation, freight and passenger railroads, aviation, transit and bicycle and pedestrian trails, to be used to match an estimated $137,000,000 in federal and other funds?
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,551 66.85%
No 1,265 33.15%
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Maine Senate
Maine Senate District 11
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Jonathan S. Fulford (D) 2,365 60.44%
Michael D. Thibodeau (R) 1,548 39.56%
Maine House
Maine House District 97
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Erin D. Herbig (D) 2,896 75.34%
Blaine Richardson (R) 948 24.66%
Judge of Probate
Waldo County Judge of Probate
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Susan W. Longley (D) 2,575 70.28%
Susan C. Thiem (N) 1,089 29.72%
Belfast
Belfast School Referendum
Approve the RSU 71 Bond for renovations to the Belfast High School
5 of 5 precincts reporting.
Yes 2,420 63.17%
No 1,411 36.83%
* Number of active registered voters as of Oct. 3, 2016, from the Maine Secretary of State's Office.
** Number of participating voters is calculated based on the number of people voting in the election for President.