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Donald Trump

Presidential race in Maine’s Second District remains neck-and-neck

While Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads statewide in Maine by seven percentage points, the race in Maine’s Second Congressional District remains too close to call, according to the final

polling

A Maine electoral rundown and Gov. LePage pens a love letter

This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben and Mike discuss the state of the races on the ballot this Tuesday, from the presidential and congressional contests, to the referendums, to

polling

Clinton maintains Maine lead with CD2 too close to call

The fifth in a series of presidential tracking polls conducted for Beacon by the Maine People’s Resource Center finds Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton maintaining a statistically significant lead in Maine’s

polling

Clinton maintains lead in Maine, but CD2 still a nail-biter

The latest Beacon tracking poll shows Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton continuing to hold a solid lead over Republican candidate Donald Trump in Maine, but the race in the Second Congressional

fair taxes

Maine town leaders look to Question 2 to boost local schools

Elected leaders from Androscoggin, Cumberland, and York Counties gathered outside a Portland elementary school today to explain what passage of Question 2 could mean for their schools and their students.

Donald Trump

Poll: Clinton comes roaring back in Maine

Polling numbers for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton have significantly improved in Maine in recent days, according to a new tracking poll conducted for Beacon by the Maine People’s Resource

Maine Heritage Policy Center

David Boyer of Yes on 1, minimum wage attacks and the presidential debate

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike interview David Boyer of Yes on 1: Regulate and Tax Marijuana on the campaign, the policy issues behind it and his

fair wages

Press Herald poll: Minimum wage question has a 32-point lead

In a poll just released by the Portland Press Herald and conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, 60% of likely Maine voters said they would vote in

Jill Stein

Mainers should consider the consequences before voting third party

On September 13th, the Boston Globe published the results of a Globe/Colby College poll that showed that the presidential race in Maine had narrowed. A lot. Back at the beginning

education

Small business owners back Question 2 and Penobscots protest a pipeline

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Will Ikard of the Maine Small Business Coalition joins Mike as a guest host to discuss Question 2, the referendum to increase school funding