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Biding our time before ranked ballots are counted and the Maine Legislature returns

The Democratic gubernatorial primary may soon be decided and the Legislature is coming back to Augusta, but not before talking more about a spending package.

Picking up the pieces after a strange Election Day in Maine

The Republicans have a gubernatorial nominee, ranked-choice voting is here to stay and a candidate with a suspended law license won a district attorney primary in western Maine.

Groups with little in common will unite to lobby Maine Legislature to return

More than 100 groups who don’t get together often will urge the Maine Legislature to return to Augusta. It shows how much lawmakers have left undone.

Maine legislative budget panel to meet, but with no clear sign that feud has ended

The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has set a time to go over unfinished work on Wednesday. What isn’t set is a deal.

How ranked-choice voting is changing Maine campaign strategy

Three Democrats are collaborating against Attorney General Janet Mills in the gubernatorial race and one Republican wants to go it alone in ranked-choice voting.

Maine Democrats could fight about these platform proposals at their convention

Maine Democrats will debate adding support for a universal health care program to their platform as they chart a path out of the difficult era of Gov. Paul LePage.

What happens to state aid for Maine schools if legislators fail to get their act together

The state is telling school districts not to worry if the Legislature doesn’t return to Augusta to approve a perennial bill releasing funding.

What to watch for in this weekend’s Maine political party conventions

The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.