Tag Archives: Terry Hayes

What’s next for ranked-choice voting in Maine?

Good morning from Augusta, where the implementation of ranked-choice voting hangs in limbo. The system, which election reform advocates have called a “better way to vote,” could be headed back to voters or could die at the hands of the Legislature, depending on what happens with two 11th-hour bills allowed into the legislative process on […]

LePage earns ‘F’ from Maine AFL-CIO in annual scorecard

I know, I know, stop me if you’ve heard this one before. In its annual legislative scorecard, the Maine AFL-CIO gave Republican Gov. Paul LePage a big fat zero. He joined just four lawmakers — all Republicans — whose votes opposed the group’s positions at each turn. The Maine AFL-CIO represents more than 160 local […]