Maine Revised Statutes

§604. Voting

1. Members entitled to vote.  The right of the members or any class or classes of members to vote may be limited, enlarged or denied to the extent specified in the articles of incorporation. Unless so limited, enlarged or denied, each member, regardless of class, shall be entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of members.
[ 1977, c. 525, §13 (NEW) .]
2. Members to vote in person or by proxy; validity.  A member entitled to vote may vote in person or, unless the articles of incorporation or the bylaws otherwise provide, may vote by proxy executed in writing by the member or by his duly authorized attorney-in-fact. No proxy shall be valid after 11 months from the date of its execution, unless otherwise provided in the proxy. Where directors or officers are to be elected by members, the bylaws may provide that such elections may be conducted by mail.
[ 1977, c. 525, §13 (NEW) .]
3. Cumulative voting for directors not permitted.  The articles of incorporation or the bylaws shall not permit cumulative voting for directors. Any provision purporting to permit cumulative voting shall be void.
[ 1977, c. 525, §13 (NEW) .]
4. Corporations with no right to vote.  If a corporation has no members or its members have no right to vote, the directors shall have the sole voting power.
[ 1977, c. 525, §13 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 525, §13 (NEW).