AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of the Secretary of State says a recount on a ballot question for recreational marijuana legalization will likely take four to six weeks.
A recount request for a ballot initiative that raises taxes on high earners to fund public education has been withdrawn.
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Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says the recount about the school tax question was scheduled to get started on Thursday. However, it was formally withdrawn on Tuesday.
A recount of a ballot question that asked residents if they wanted to legalize marijuana in the state is still set to begin on Dec. 5.
Voters narrowly passed both measures on Nov. 8.