The Maine Monitor investigated campaign finance trends in this year’s state and federal races. Here are our top findings.
Campaign spending provides one of the only concrete windows into party jockeying for power in Maine’s Legislature. Explore trends in fundraising and spending with the Maine Monitor’s interactive data dashboards.
Explore trends in fundraising and spending for Maine’s federal elections in 2020 using The Maine Monitor’s interactive data dashboards.
For the past two decades, Maine’s newspapers jostled between periods of secular industry decline and widespread economic calamity. From 2000 to 2018, six in 10 newspaper publishing jobs have disappeared and wages have grown sluggishly at best. Only paper mills, semiconductor manufacturers, wood-product makers and vocational rehabilitation service providers shed jobs at a faster rate.
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Private electricity suppliers, which promised rates lower than the government-set default, instead cost Mainers an extra $132 million over seven years.
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