The Maine Monitor investigated campaign finance trends in this year’s state and federal races. Here are our top findings.
Maine enters recession in wake of virus
The coronavirus has caused an “unprecedented” economic downturn in Maine. Spikes in unemployment claims have broken the formulas economists use to predict what may come next. The Maine Monitor spoke with four Maine economists and one finance professor about vulnerabilities in the state economy and how it will get back on track.
Former English instructor surprised by political calling
As the first candidate running as a member of the Maine Socialist Party, Maia Dendinger believes Mainers are being limited by the current two-party system.
Environmentalist looks to clean up Maine’s referendum process
A self-identifying moderate Republican, Cathy Nichols said she was motivated to run for the Maine state Senate to be a “voice of our silent majority.”
From Ohio chicken farm to running for the Maine Senate
Fed up with a lack of action or accountability in Augusta, Bev Uhlenhake decided to run for Maine state Senate.
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