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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.

Maine Democrats could fight about these platform proposals at their convention

Maine Democrats will debate adding support for a universal health care program to their platform as they chart a path out of the difficult era of Gov. Paul LePage.

What happens to state aid for Maine schools if legislators fail to get their act together

The state is telling school districts not to worry if the Legislature doesn’t return to Augusta to approve a perennial bill releasing funding.

What to watch for in this weekend’s Maine political party conventions

The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.

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.

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.

Beyond the rhetoric: The reasons why House Republicans forced adjournment

The Maine Legislature adjourned for the year on Wednesday without getting a lot of work done. Now, House Republicans are casting doubt on whether they will agree to return in a Medicaid expansion fight.

An ‘issue’ ad featuring Lucas St. Clair sure looks like campaign material

The Democratic 2nd Congressional district candidate says he isn’t involved with a new group running ads that mention him, but it is tied to his family’s crusade to establish a North Woods national monument.