Comments for: Mainers approve gay marriage referendum

Posted Nov. 06, 2012, at 8:29 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 08, 2012, at 2:03 p.m.

PORTLAND | Maine made history Tuesday when it became the first state in the nation to approve same-sex marriage by voter referendum. At 2 a.m. Wednesday, with 456 — or 62 percent— of 578 precincts reporting, there were 286,484 votes, or 53.3 percent, in favor of Question 1 and …

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