Maine became the 13th state on Tuesday to go on
record in favor of a constitutional amendment to reverse a U.S.
Supreme Court ruling that allowed unrestricted campaign spending by
corporations and wealthy individuals.
The resolution supports an amendment proposed in March by Sen. Bernie
Sanders, according to the Bangor Daily News. The Maine Senate voted
25 to 9 in favor of the resolution. It passed the state House by a
vote of 111 to 31. State Sen. Richard Woodbury, an independent from
Yarmouth who introduced the resolution, said the Supreme Court ruling
opened the door to unprecedented spending in both federal and state