Washington state is currently facing Referendum 71 and voters could potentially decide to throw out the new domestic partnership law that extended all the rights and benefits of marriage except in name to same-sex couples. Currently polls show support at a precarious 51%.
In Maine, the new marriage equality law is facing a People's Veto threat through the ballot initiative known as Question 1. The same people who worked to pass Prop 8 have now infiltrated Maine and hope to have a repeat success, and polls show that they're in a dead heat.
You can help! No matter where you live! And training is provided. Here are several options:
1. Equality California has set up Maine and Washington phone banks that you can volunteer for in:Maine or Washington.
2. Phone bank for Washington state and urge resident to Approve Referendum 71 to approve the new domestic partnership law. If you're a local, sign up for a phone bank near you, or you can do it from home!
3. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH - NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR MAINE! This is a do it yourself event, with volunteers nationwide getting in on the marriage equality action! Sign up here to be involved!
4. For those who live in Los Angeles, Vote For Equality also has weekly phone banking for Maine, including this Sunday for the National Day of Action. Sign up here!
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