Outside spending is rising in Maine races and while the legislative map is still hard to gauge, battleground districts are lighting up.
Democrats have the momentum in fundraising battles for governor and the Maine Senate, but expect a deluge of outside money to affect the Blaine House race.
Legislators are already jockeying for leadership positions in closely divided chambers that will rest on the outcomes of key 2018 campaigns.
A Democratic super PAC has dumped nearly $500,000 into the governor’s race, the party’s nominee has replaced her campaign manager and an independent is hitting the road in an RV.
A battery of endorsements and priority races may not swing seats, but they help illuminate the turf that Republicans and Democrats will fight most over in 2018.
The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
A roundup of legislative action — and inaction — from Tuesday.
Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.
When one party or the other doesn’t get what it wants in the Maine Legislature, rare procedural maneuvers reign.
It’s unclear whether the Legislature can undo the latest move in the inter-branch power struggle and Washington County’s top lawmaker is trying to defuse the conflict.