Archive for November, 1994


King: It’s time for change; New governor picks transition team chief

By A. Jay Higgins, BDN Staff on Nov. 10, 1994, at 12 a.m.
PORTLAND — Gov.-elect Angus King said Wednesday it was no coincidence that Maine voters had decided to support his candidacy and pass constitutional amendments limiting the terms of office for state and federal elected officeholders. “The message last night was that people were tired of politics as usual and that’s …

Maine’s King stands alone in nation

By A. Jay Higgins, BDN Staff on Nov. 10, 1994, at 12 a.m.
AUGUSTA — Angus King officially became the nation’s lone independent governor Wednesday in a clear rejection of partisan politics and “business as usual” in state government. Late Wednesday afternoon, with 97 percent of Maine’s 664 precincts reporting, King received 35.8 percent of the vote, followed by Democratic nominee Joseph E. …

Snowe, Baldacci claim victory; King-Brennan race a tossup; Angus King holds

By A. Jay Higgins, BDN Staff on Nov. 09, 1994, at 12 a.m.
Publication Date: November 9, 1994 Edition: c5 BANGOR — At 2:45 a.m. today, the outcome of Maine’s gubernatorial election was too close to call as independent candidate Angus King continued to lead Democratic nominee Joseph E. Brennan by barely more than 1 percentage point. For most of the evening Republican …