Tag Archives: Maine Senate

National Republican group says Maine Senate prime for a flip to GOP control

There’s no question that Maine open 2nd Congressional District seat, which is being vacated by Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is running for governor, is attracting a lot of national attention, along with which comes money and other resources. As it turns out, there is also high-level attention on the balance of power in the […]

Sen. Saviello’s support for Medicaid expansion could pull Prof. John Frary into primary battle

John Frary of Farmington, who is perhaps one of the most colorful and outspoken conservative personalities in Maine, said Monday that he is considering launching a Republican primary challenge against Sen. Thomas Saviello, R-Wilton for the Senate District 18 seat. If you have any doubt in my assertion that Frary is a colorful character, take […]

Justin Alfond expands his support to both Democrats in state Senate primary election

Senate President Justin Alfond, D-Portland, who earlier this week voiced support for Democrat Steve Woods in the race for the Senate District 25 seat being vacated by independent Sen. Richard Woodbury, said Thursday following the entrance into the race of another Democrat that he is neutral. Former U.S. Senate and gubernatorial candidate Steve Woods of […]

Democrat Steve Woods jumps into race for state Senate seat being vacated by Woodbury

Steve Woods, the Yarmouth-based businessman who in the past two years has launched unsuccessful bids to be governor and U.S. Senator, announced Tuesday that he now has set his sights on the state Senate and will run as a Democrat for the seat currently held by the Senate’s only independent. Woods said in a press […]