Tag Archives: Garrett Mason

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.

Foes up pressure on Moody in GOP race to succeed LePage

The two legislators in the field are looking to drag down front-runner Shawn Moody, but Mary Mayhew seems content to let them fight.

Front-runners were the clear targets in dueling Maine governor’s race debates

A poll from the Bangor Daily News was hanging over a day of debates and the fields treated the front-runners — Republican Shawn Moody and Democrat Janet Mills — accordingly.

What the first statewide poll tells us about Maine’s primary elections

There are clear front-runners in the governor’s race, but there is also a lot of time and room for the election to move.

Expect lots of love for LePage and a tense afternoon at this year’s Maine GOP convention

The Maine Republican Party’s state convention may begin with a tense tribute on Friday before candidates wrangle on-stage tomorrow.

An ‘issue’ ad featuring Lucas St. Clair sure looks like campaign material

The Democratic 2nd Congressional district candidate says he isn’t involved with a new group running ads that mention him, but it is tied to his family’s crusade to establish a North Woods national monument.

Maine’s partisan rift over tax policy will again play out at the ballot box

Democratic gubernatorial candidates differ on how universal home care should be funded, but Republicans and Democrats are airing conventional tax plans more generally.

Traps, ‘trickery’ and other things Maine lawmakers do in the middle of the night

The Legislature was supposed to adjourn at midnight on Wednesday, but Democrats let the session stretch on in an arcane procedural fight that we try to explain.

Maine lawmakers have backed themselves into a corner on tax conformity, Medicaid expansion

Democrats and House Republicans may not see expansion and conformity, respectively, as issues worth sticking around for at this point in the legislative session.