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Grappling for a Golden opportunity

Grappling for a Golden opportunity

Bruce Poliquin, the former congressman from Maine, said he was asked by state and national Republican leaders to try and reclaim his seat from first-term Democratic representative Jared Golden in what would have been a rematch of their 2018 race. He declined. Then...
Follow the Money: Maine Federal Campaign Finance Tracker

Follow the Money: Maine Federal Campaign Finance Tracker

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on June 25, 2020 with a video tutorial to help people use these interactive graphics. Mainers are facing a historic congressional election season.  In November, voters will decide whether to keep Sen. Susan Collins — the...
Tiffany Bond and the 2020 spending race

Tiffany Bond and the 2020 spending race

More than a year before the 2020 U.S. Senate race, incumbent Susan Collins and her likely Democratic challenger, Sara Gideon, have amassed nearly $13 million in their campaign war chests. The race is likely to set records for spending as Collins and Gideon have...
Planning to stay put

Planning to stay put

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, shown here on a mid-September campaign stop in Farmington, has been District 2’s representative in Washington since 2015. Photo by Sarah Rice. Planning to stay put Seeking a third term, Bruce Poliquin...