Category Archives: Other news

King to stump with Michaud on Monday; Nate Silver predicts gubernatorial race

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, […]

The latest on Question 1: Two polls, plus a Maine Supreme Court ruling

A black bear walks near Taylor Bait Pond in Orono. Photo courtesy of Sharon Fiedler

Here’s the latest news on Question 1, the bear-baiting vote: Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting release own poll, says Maine is split — and maybe confused — by Question 1. The poll commissioned by Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting was conducted by Lake Research Partners, a public opinion and political strategy research firm based in Washington, D.C. Yes […]

Too late for a surge? Latest poll shows LePage with 10-point lead

If recent polling is to be believed, the narrative in the governor’s race has shifted, just as many have predicted for months that it would. The thing is, the shift isn’t what some had expected. If there was to be a shift, according to those who have seen Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler as competing […]