Jill Ward, one of the authors, says confinement doesn't work for most young people.
Researchers: Rethink how to handle young offenders in Maine →
The League of Women Voters began studying the idea in 2008, after Democrat John Baldacci was re-elected with 38 percent of the popular vote in 2006, said Jill Ward, state president.
Ranked choice as easy as 1, 2, 3? Not so fast, critics say →