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National group studies paper chase in Maine governor’s race

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The tight three-way race for the Blaine House is the subject of a brief report by the National Institute on Money in State Politics, which took a look at the most recently completed campaigns of each candidate for insights into ghosts of fundraising past. What the report reveals are patterns of fundraising from in-state, out-of-state and personal […]

Governor’s race fund raising reports show fast Michaud, slow LePage and rich Cutler

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the presumed Democratic candidate for governor, leads Republican Gov. Paul LePage and independent candidate Eliot Cutler in the overall money race, according to new campaign finance reports the candidates filed Wednesday with the Maine Ethics Commission. As of the December 31 filing deadline two weeks ago, Michaud had raised $1,003,239 compared […]

LePage, Cutler campaigns say new polling data biased toward Michaud

New data from Public Policy Polling show Democrat Mike Michaud and Gov. Paul LePage within two percentage points of each other in the Maine gubernatorial election next year, 38 percent and 36 percent, respectively, while independent Eliot Cutler trails with 15 percent support. Ten percent were undecided. The polling firm, which the LePage and Cutler […]