Tag Archives: Mark Dion

Where to find Maine’s candidates on the eve of Election Day

There will be hand-shaking and door-knocking ahead of Maine’s big primaries on Monday.

Early fundraising previews heated battle for control of Maine’s next Legislature

Those who sit among the fundraising leaders in legislative races so far are mostly a mix of primary and swing-district hopefuls.

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.

In need of rural voters, Maine Democrats leave gun ban out of party platform

There were mixed results for progressives at the Democratic state convention, where gubernatorial candidates also previewed a strategy against front-runner Janet Mills.

Even when the Democrats who want LePage’s job argue, they mostly agree

The front-runner in the field is drawing criticism, but Democrats mostly agree on taxes while dividing on some of the specifics.

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.

Compromise on latest Maine gun control effort faces long odds

The bill’s Democratic sponsor has amended a so-called “red flag” bill in a bid to win more support, but a top Maine gun-rights group said it’s too late in the legislative session to make such a big change.

Left versus inside: Recapping the Maine Democratic gubernatorial debate

Attorney General Janet Mills looked like the frontrunner as most of the Democratic field raced to the left to define themselves before a primary audience.

The four most interesting potential Maine legislative primaries

This year’s primary elections feature some interesting face-offs, and not just in the governor’s race.