Mary Erin Casale, the Maine Democratic Party’s executive director, has announced her resignation. Her departure comes just weeks after Ben Grant, the party’s chairman, also stepped down.
In 21 days, thousands of attendees will cram themselves into the Augusta Civic Center — after a rigorous security screening — to see Gov. Paul LePage inaugurated for his second term of office.
Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, a Democrat, kept his job last week when the Legislature re-elected him for his fourth two-year term, but that’s not keeping him from returning to his pre-political, culinary roots.
“None of us are going to do right by Maine if we’re just fighting with each other,” Eves said. “I’m not delusional about how difficult this may be, but I’m committed to blocking out distractions.”
David Sorensen, who for two years has been the most high-profile legislative staffer in Maine, is leaving his post as communications director for the House Republican Office. Sorensen had taken a leave of absence from the State House to be spokesman for the Maine GOP during this year’s election, which resulted in sweeping wins for Republicans, who […]
After four years stuck at the bottom of the Forbes’ state business rankings, Maine is finally on the move — all the way up to 49th.
Just two days after his party suffered defeat at the hands of Republicans around the state, Maine Democratic Party Chairman Ben Grant has announced he will step down.
State election officials are questioning the ethics of a shadowy group that’s been sending letters to Mainers, that attempt to shame the receiver into voting by threatening to reveal their voting histories to friends, neighbors and colleagues.
Mike Michaud will campaign Monday afternoon with his newest high-profile supporter, independent U.S. Sen. Angus King. King had previously bestowed his endorsement on independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler but switched to Michaud this week after Cutler, recognizing his poor showing in the polls, released his supporters to vote for another candidate. Michaud, a six-term Democratic U.S. congressman, […]
We asked 1,000 Mainers to describe their impressions of each gubernatorial candidate with one word. Here’s what they said.