Outside spending is rising in Maine races and while the legislative map is still hard to gauge, battleground districts are lighting up.
A Democratic super PAC has dumped nearly $500,000 into the governor’s race, the party’s nominee has replaced her campaign manager and an independent is hitting the road in an RV.
A battery of endorsements and priority races may not swing seats, but they help illuminate the turf that Republicans and Democrats will fight most over in 2018.
The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
Republicans would like to keep stalling the voter-approved law, while Democrats want to fund it with no apparent plan. It’s a standoff not likely to be broken in 2018.