‘Sec. 5. 21-A MRSA §683 is enacted to read:
§ 683. Restricted activities on election day
This section governs the activities that are prohibited or permitted at the voting place on election day.
(1) The instruction of a voter in the method of marking the ballot, except as provided in section 672;
(2) The display or distribution of any advertising material or operation of any advertising medium, including a sound amplification device or an audio feature on any mobile telephone or other handheld electronic device. For purposes of this subparagraph, "sound amplification device" includes, but is not limited to, sound trucks, loudspeakers and blowhorns;
(3) The display or distribution of campaign literature, posters, palm cards, buttons, badges or stickers;
(4) The solicitation or acceptance of contributions for a campaign as defined in section 1052, subsection 1 or for the purpose of qualifying a Maine Clean Election Act candidate pursuant to section 1125. For purposes of this subparagraph, "contribution" includes a contribution as defined in section 1012, subsection 2 and a contribution described in section 1052, subsection 3, whether made to a political action committee or to a ballot question committee;
(5) The collection of signatures on nominating petitions; or
(6) Communication orally or in written form with voters in a manner that expresses support for or opposition to a party, a candidate or a question.
(1) The display of advertising material on an automobile transporting a voter to or from the voting place for the purpose of voting;
(2) The wearing of clothing, a campaign button or a hat that displays the name of a candidate or an advertising or campaign message by a voter who is at the polls solely for the purpose of voting, as long as the message does not expressly advocate for the passage or defeat of any question or election or defeat of any candidate for an office that is on the ballot for the election that day;
(3) Exit polling, except that a person conducting a poll may not approach or communicate orally with any voter until after the voter has voted; and
(4) The greeting of voters by a candidate, or no more than one representative of a candidate, as long as the candidate or candidate's representative does not state the name of the office the candidate is seeking in that election year or wear any button, name tag or apparel displaying the candidate's name or the name of the office sought or otherwise express support for or opposition to a party, a candidate or a question.