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MAINE

Your complete directory of Maine candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Bill Cohen for US Senate - 1978

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (D/R/Greens): March , 2018
Filing Deadline (Other Parties & Independents): May , 2018
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins): September , 2018
Primary: June , 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on October 17, 2017


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Paul LePage (R)* - Term-Limited in 2018. ]
Joe Bruno (R) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Ex-State GOP Chair & Pharmacy Chain CEO

Ken Fredette (R) - State House Minority Leader, Attorney & National Guard Veteran

Phil Harriman (R) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-Yarmouth Town Councilman & Investment Broker

Garrett Mason (R) - State Senate Majority Leader & Realtor
Mary Mayhew (R) - Ex-State Health and Human Services Commissioner & Ex-Health Policy Advisor
Shawn Moody (R) - Auto Body Shop Owner & '10 Candidate

Bruce Poliquin (R) - Congressman, Ex-State Treasurer, Real Estate Developer & '10 Candidate
Charlie Summers (R) - Ex-Secretary of State, Ex-State Sen., Iraq War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Josh Tardy (R) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Attorney & Lobbyist

Mike Thibodeau (R) - State Senate President, Ex-State Rep. & Businessman

John Baldacci (D) - Ex-Governor, Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-Bangor City Councilman

Jim Boyle (D) - Ex-State Sen. & Environmental Consultant
Adam Cote (D) - Businessman, Afghan/Iraq War Veteran & '08 US Rep. Candidate
Mark Dion (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Cumberland County Sheriff
Patrick "Ike" Eisenhart (D) - Retired USCG Officer, Businessman & Ron Paul Campaign Activist
Mark Eves (D) - Ex-State House Speaker, Non-Profit Executive & Family Therapist

Adam Lee (D) - Auto Dealer

Janet Mills (D) - Attorney General, Ex-State Rep., Ex-District Attorney & '94 US Rep. Candidate
Diane Russell (D) - Ex-State Rep., Political Consultant & '16 State Sen. Candidate
Cynthia Soma-Hernandez (D) - Teacher, Ex-Railroad Worker & Hemp Legalization Activist
Betsy Sweet (D) - Progressive Activist, Lobbyist & Alternative Healing Practitioner
J. Martin Vachon (D) - Frequent Candidate
Jay Dresser (Green) - Businessman, Ex-Banker & '16 US Rep. Candidate
Betsy Marsano (Green) - Community Activist, Retiree & '98 State Rep. Candidate
Richard Light (Libertarian) - Social Worker & '16 US Rep. Candidate
Alan Caron (Independent) - Non-Profit Executive & Ex-Newspaper Columnist
Terry Hayes (Independent) - State Treasurer, Ex-State Rep. & Ex-School Board Member

John Jenkins (Independent) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-Lewiston Mayor, Ex-Auburn Mayor & '10 Candidate

Karmo Sanders (Independent) - Comedian, Actress & Democrat

Next Governor Election in 2018.

Jonathan Carter for Governor


MAINE STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Angus King (Independent)*
Gwen Diakos (D) - Management Consultant, Ex-Federal Employee & '12 Candidate in NJ
Cynthia Dill (D) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '12 Nominee

Zak Ringelstein (D) - Teacher & Businessman
Fred Wiand (D) - Retired USAF Veteran
Eric Brakey (R) - State Sen., Financial Records Manager, Actor & Libertarian Activist

Ann LePage (R) - First Lady

Chris Lyons (Libertarian) - State Party Chair, Contractor, Teacher & '14 Candidate
Alex Hammer (Independent) - Publisher & '06 Gov. Candidate

US Senator Margaret Chase Smith

Susan Collins (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Chellie Pingree (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Holbrook (R) - Psychologist, Ex-Volunteer Firefighter & '16 Nominee
Eric Stanton (R) - Health Insurance Agent & Ex-Corrections Officer

John Baldacci for Congress - 1996

District 2:
Bruce Poliquin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Phil Cleaves (D) - Mail Carrier & Progressive Activist
Jonathan Fulford (D) - Construction Company Owner & '14/'16 State Sen. Nominee
Jared Golden (D) - State Rep., Ex-Congressional Aide & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Lucas St. Clair (D) - Non-Profit Group Executive, Ex-Businessmam & Conservationist Activist
Craig Olson (D) - Ex-Islesboro Selectman, Bookstore Owner & Ex-Museum Director
Tim Rich (D) - Coffee Shop Owner
Brian Kresge (Libertarian) - Software Developer, National Guardsman & Army Veteran
Tiffany Bond (Independent) - Attorney
Will Hoar (Independent) - Artist & Teacher


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Maine
Maine Democratic Party
Maine Green Independent Party
Libertarian Party of Maine
Maine Republican Party


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State: Bureau of Elections

State Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Angus King

As Maine Goes (Conservative)
Bangor Daily News
Belfast Republican Journal
Brunswick Times Record
Cape Elizabeth Cape Courier
Ellsworth American
Kennebec Journal
Lewiston Sun-Journal
Lincoln County News
Magic City Morning Star
Maine Public Broadcasting
Portland Phoenix (Alternative)
Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
SeacoastOnline.com
Waterville Morning Sentinel
WAGM TV-8 (CBS - Presque Isle)
WCSH TV-6 (NBC - Portland)
WGME TV-13 (CBS - Portland)
WMTW TV-8 (ABC - Portland)
York County Journal-Tribune (Biddeford)

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