Tag Archives: Bruce Poliquin

LePage: Legislative stalemate stalls child welfare reforms

The Republican governor wants to wait for the Legislature to finish other business before introducing long-awaited reforms. When the Legislature will finish is still an open question.

Candidates take diverse paths in cash race to succeed LePage

Attorney General Janet Mills has raised the most money, businessman Shawn Moody has used lots of personal money and the two independents in the race have had to spend on different schedules.

The money race in Maine’s 2nd District is heating up, but Poliquin has a huge head start

Maine’s more conservative congressional district is again being seen as a potential swing seat. The Democratic challenger must do a lot of work to flip it.

Dropout candidates reshape Maine legislative campaign calculus

Parties have until July 23 to find replacements for 31 legislative dropouts in campaigns that could change the delicate balance of power in Augusta.

Former cop makes new push to repeal Maine’s legal marijuana law

The new fight, made public on Wednesday, was an unexpected hurdle to the Legislature’s already fraught special session.

Picking up the pieces after a strange Election Day in Maine

The Republicans have a gubernatorial nominee, ranked-choice voting is here to stay and a candidate with a suspended law license won a district attorney primary in western Maine.

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.