Auto Care Association Applauds Maine Voters on Right to Repair Victory

November 8, 2023

BETHESDA, Md. – November 8, 2023 – The following statement can be attributed to Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey: 

“The result of last night’s election in Maine proved another victory for the American consumer and the right to repair movement that is gaining support across the United States,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association. “The right to repair is one of a few unifying issues our nation faces, and whether we achieve repair access chamber by chamber or state by state, I am confident that every American will soon have the fundamental right to repair what belongs to them. Right to repair isn’t going away and this victory demonstrates that it’s an issue that needs to be resolved.” 

Maine’s “Right to Repair Law” Vehicle Data Access Requirement Initiative received overwhelming support from voters, with more than 84% voting “yes” in support of the ballot measure.  

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