What Lewiston voters need from lawmakers after the mass taking pictures

LEWISTON, Maine — Gun violence was in a roundabout way on the poll in Tuesday’s election, however Lewiston voters shared ideas on what lawmakers ought to do about it practically two weeks after Maine’s deadliest-ever mass taking pictures.

Voters on the polls mirrored state and nationwide debates about weapons and psychological well being. However there have been a couple of stunning diversions from the everyday get together strains when Bangor Day by day Information reporters spoke with greater than two dozen residents at Lewiston and Auburn polling websites Tuesday to vote on state referendums and a big slate of native races.

The dual cities separated by the Androscoggin River have collectively grieved since a gunman killed 18 individuals and injured 13 at a Lewiston bowling alley and bar on Oct. 25 earlier than being discovered useless two days later of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. It was the nation’s deadliest mass taking pictures in 2023 and the Tenth-deadliest one on file.