Democrats in the Lewiston area raised more than $170,000 in the aftermath of uproar over Republican Les Gibson’s derogatory remarks about a Florida school shooting survivor. But now he has left the race and the Democrat running for the seat does not want the money.
A Poliquin adviser says he’s leasing an apartment attached to his family’s former home, which has been a campaign issue for the congressman in the past.
This year’s primary elections feature some interesting face-offs, and not just in the governor’s race.
We’re expecting an eight-way Democratic gubernatorial primary and a five-way Republican primary, which will test Maine’s new ranked-choice voting system.
Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.