Gay marriage supporters in Maine are hoping to reverse their narrow 2009 loss, when Mainers by a 53 to 47 percent margin nullified a law passed six months earlier that had legalized same-sex marriage in the state. This go-round, supporters say, they have the edge, with younger voters more likely to turn out in a presidential election year, bringing their generation’s more open embrace of same-sex marriage, and evolved attitudes among older voters.
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