Tag: Maine

Maine’s Republican Governor Says that Susan Collins Should Run as an Independent
Political Highlights

Maine’s Republican Governor Says that Susan Collins Should Run as an Independent

Paul LePage, the combative Republican governor of Maine, cast shade on the rumored gubernatorial aspirations of the state’s centrist Republican Senator Susan Collins. In remarks given in an interview with Maine’s WGAN, the controversial firebrand had this to say about one of his possible successors: I will say this right […]

Maine Legislature Proposes State Constitutional Amendment on Ranked-Choice Voting
Elections Roundup

Maine Legislature Proposes State Constitutional Amendment on Ranked-Choice Voting

Last November, voters of Maine approved a ballot-initiative to implement ranked-choice voting for all offices other than President. Hailed by advocates of electoral reform and defenders of third parties, this made Maine the first state to systematically reject the “first past the post” election system. Unfortunately, the Maine Supreme Court […]