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Maine needs help picking grand new flag for 200th birthday

May 17, 2019

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The deadline has arrived for Mainers to cast their ballot about which flag should honor their state’s bicentennial.

The state is looking at three designs for a flag to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Pine Tree State statehood. Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says online voting about the designs will end on Friday at 5 p.m.

Dunlap will make a final decision about the flag, and submit it to the Maine Legislature and the Maine Bicentennial Commission. The results of the vote will play a major role in Dunlap’s decision.

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Online: https://www.maine.gov/sos/news/2019/flagsurvey200.html

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