April 5-December 23, Namespaces Article Talk. The bill would have gone to a referendum if it had been rejected by either the Governor or the Legislaturesince the bill was initiated by referendum. May 1, June 20,
A people's veto referendum to reject the law passed 53 to 47 percent, invalidating the law before it took effect. Public Religion Research Institute. InMaine established domestic partnerships, which provide some of the legal rights and benefits of marriage.
In May for example, a clear majority — over 61 percent — of North Carolinians voted to ban same-sex marriage.