Passamaquoddy voters reject non-Indian casino

Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine soundly rejected a non-Indian casino that was on Tuesday's ballot.

On the Indian Township reservation, 87 percent voted against the casino. On the Pleasant Point reservation and in a nearby area, 80 percent opposed the casino.

The tribal people remembered that Oxford County people didn’t support us last year,” Pleasant Point Gov. Rick Phillips-Doyle told The Bangor Daily News.

Statewide, 54 percent of voters rejected the casino.

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Tribes reject Oxford casino (The Bangor Daily News 11/6)