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Follow the Money

Mainers are facing a historic congressional election season in 2020. Examine how campaign fundraising and spending are shaping the races for Maine’s federal and state offices using The Maine Monitor’s interactive data dashboards. Follow Us...
Follow the Money: Maine State Campaign Finance Tracker

Follow the Money: Maine State 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. It’s an even-numbered year, and in Maine that means state legislature elections — and a possible changeover of power — are imminent. With...
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...
Bill limiting PAC expenditures becomes law

Bill limiting PAC expenditures becomes law

AUGUSTA — A bill that bars lawmakers from paying themselves or businesses they own from political action committees under their control has become law. The bill, An Act Regarding Political Action Committee Expenditures, passed unanimously through both the Maine House...