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Mainers can now vote online for the state bicentennial flag design

The state is seeking public input on three proposed designs for the flag that will commemorate Maine’s bicentennial.

An online survey has been posted on the Secretary of State’s website that allows members of the public to vote on their preferred design.

Spokesperson Kristen Muszynski said the three proposed flags have something in common.

“The Dirigo star and banner that’s an excerpt from our state seal, the north star that’s radiant and has the red banner that says ‘Dirigo,’ our state motto on the bottom of it,” she said.

“The Dirigo star and banner that’s an excerpt from our state seal, the north star that’s radiant and has the red banner that says ‘Dirigo,’ our state motto on the bottom of it,” she said.

Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, who developed one of the designs, said he will give public opinion heavy consideration in deciding which one will be presented to the Legislature. The voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17.

This article appears through a media partnership with Maine Public.

This article originally appeared on www.bangordailynews.com.

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