Tag Archives: 2014 elections

Outside groups spend $14 million on Maine state elections

Outside groups have spent about 3.5 times the $4 million they spent in 2010 to influence Maine’s gubernatorial and state-level elections, just one day before voters go to the polls. The spending comes as incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud are neck-and-neck in the latest polling and as Democrats fight to keep control of the state […]

LePage’s campaign war chest called worst in the country; Poliquin attacks Cain for Approps vote

Gov. Paul LePage could be in the worst financial shape of any Republican governor vying for re-election, according to an analysis by Politico, though LePage’s campaign has insisted since 2009 that he doesn’t need to spend big to win. The money in GOP governors’ campaign accounts varies widely across the U.S. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, […]

Raye, Poliquin attack each other on deadline day for campaign finance reports

Another campaign finance filing deadline for congressional candidates came and went on Friday, but perhaps more noteworthy than the totals (which are detailed below) were barbs traded between the two Republican candidates trying to win the primary for the open 2nd Congressional District seat. Former Maine Senate President Kevin Raye of Perry and former state […]