Tag Archives: Mary Mayhew

Maine’s elections czar is still refining how ranked-choice voting will work

In Maine’s race to implement ranked-choice voting, a courier has been hired, rules are coming and the secretary of state is going on the road.

Foes up pressure on Moody in GOP race to succeed LePage

The two legislators in the field are looking to drag down front-runner Shawn Moody, but Mary Mayhew seems content to let them fight.

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.

Expect lots of love for LePage and a tense afternoon at this year’s Maine GOP convention

The Maine Republican Party’s state convention may begin with a tense tribute on Friday before candidates wrangle on-stage tomorrow.

Maine’s partisan rift over tax policy will again play out at the ballot box

Democratic gubernatorial candidates differ on how universal home care should be funded, but Republicans and Democrats are airing conventional tax plans more generally.

What the first televised debate tells us about Republicans who want to replace LePage

A dense, hour-long debate hosted by WGME and the Bangor Daily News showed differences between longtime and new Republicans and the lingering influence of Gov. Paul LePage over his party.

Making the primary ballot is just the first hurdle in Maine’s long Blaine House race

Five candidates have qualified for gubernatorial primary races with more to come before the Thursday deadline, but other deadlines remain.

Lesson One from GOP debate: It’s still all about LePage

There’s an insider vs. outsider battle brewing in the Republican gubernatorial primary about the claim to the term-limited governor’s legacy.

Dropouts, straw polls hint at who to take seriously in crowded Maine governor’s race

It now feels like the 2018 campaign to is taking off in earnest, with two Democrats leaving the race since Friday and a Republican debate tonight in Waterville.