AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Supporters of the same-sex marriage proposal on Maine's November ballot have raised $359,000, far more than their opponents.
The Bangor Daily News says financial reports filed Friday with the state show that Mainers United for Marriage's total compares with the nearly $10,000 raised by Protect Marriage Maine, the main political action committee that opposes same-sex marriage.
Supporters of same-sex marriage claimed contributions from about 2,800 individual donors compared with nearly two dozen listed by opponents. The finance reports include money raised and spent between April 1 and May 29.
The largest contribution to the pro-gay marriage side was $50,000.
Mainers will vote Nov. 6 on whether to allow marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples. The state's voters repealed a law that allowed same-sex marriages in 2009.