By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 02, 2016, at 7 p.m.
“We haven’t see this many absentees since 2008,” the Bangor city clerk said.
By Peter Holley, Washington Post on Nov. 02, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
Under the banner “Make America Great Again,” the paper’s current issue devoted its entire front page to a lengthy defense of Trump’s message — an embrace some have labeled a de facto endorsement.
By CBS 13 on Nov. 02, 2016, at 8:19 a.m.
Campaigning on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke for more than an hour to a crowd of more than 1,000 at Deering High School, encouraging all of them to go out and vote.
By Jenna Johnson, John Wagner and Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post on Nov. 02, 2016, at 6:53 a.m.
By Darren Fishell on Nov. 01, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
Much of the debate over Question 2 on the November ballot centers on who, exactly, would get hit with a higher tax rate to boost funding for public schools.
By John Wagner, Jenna Johnson and Anne Gearan, The Washington Post on Oct. 31, 2016, at 8:27 p.m.
Hillary Clinton sought Monday to redirect the focus of the presidential race to national security and Donald Trump’s fitness for office after days of damaging uncertainty over a renewed investigation into her email use when she was secretary of state.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 31, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
The 2nd District showdown between U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a first-term Republican, and Democratic challenger Emily Cain is one of the most expensive in the nation and is filling the airwaves with more advertising than any other congressional race in the land ahead of the Nov. 8 election.
By Lisa Lambert, Reuters on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:08 p.m.
Marijuana merchants say there are not nearly enough banks willing to take their cash
By Lesley Wroughton, Reuters on Oct. 30, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
The FBI on Friday said it was investigating more emails in what the Democratic presidential candidate described as “deeply troubling” behavior 10 days before the election
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 30, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
Sanders has worked to thwart Republican efforts to lure anti-establishment Democrats who backed him during the party’s nominating process.
By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 30, 2016, at 7:20 a.m.
Democrats are still favored over Republicans to win the Maine Legislature, but Republicans have a path to keeping the crucial Senate majority chambers, according to a Bangor Daily News analysis handicapping all 186 legislative races.
By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 28, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
“I have great respect for the FBI for righting this wrong,” Donald Trump said. “This is the biggest political scandal since Watergate.”
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 28, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.
U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaigned Friday at the Quoddy Inc. shoe factory.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 28, 2016, at 2:06 p.m.
For teachers, the task of showing children how to interpret the hyperbole and communicate their political beliefs in a civil, productive way has been an enormous challenge during what many believe is the most divisive and unpredictable presidential race in modern U.S. history.
By Christopher Burns on Oct. 28, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
When Maine voters decide whether to raise the minimum wage, people behind store counters, waiting tables and helping educate our children will feel the results.
By CBS 13 on Oct. 27, 2016, at 6:42 a.m.
Justin Chenette is running for Senate District 31 in Saco.
By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 26, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
Students voted in favor of all the referendum questions and the bond question, with the exception of Question 1, which would legalize recreational use of marijuana.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 26, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
With a higher-than-average turnout expected during the coming presidential and state elections, town leaders voted in July to move voting booths to the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House.
By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has announced that he will visit Lisbon, marking his fifth trip to Maine in hopes of securing one of the state’s electoral votes.
By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 26, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
Ranked-choice voting might have kept Gov. Paul LePage out of office, but a BDN simulation cast some doubt on the impact of the “spoiler” phenomenon.