Stories about Shawn Moody
Moody is a political newcomer and self-professed “regular guy” who never previously ran for, much less held, elected office. But as the owner of a tightly regulated business operating in five Maine communities, Moody claims he is plenty familiar with government.
Moody, 50, is one of three gubernatorial candidates hoping Maine voters will forgo the major-party contenders this November and send an independent to the Blaine House for only the third time in the past century.
“How many times have you heard people say, ‘Why can’t we have a good, honest, regular person go up to Augusta and straighten things out?’” Moody said. “I feel I’m that person.” READ PROFILE ->
By Beth Quimby, Portland Press Herald on Dec. 24, 2010, at 10:05 a.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 31, 2010, at 7:15 a.m.
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 28, 2010, at 10:53 p.m.
BDN staff reports on Oct. 26, 2010, at 12:38 p.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 25, 2010, at 12:03 p.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 24, 2010, at 10:49 a.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 20, 2010, at 11:26 p.m.
With less than two weeks until Election Day in a tight governor’s race, Republican Paul LePage accused his leading opponent of being wed to government bureaucracy while Democrat Libby Mitchell touted her long history of public service.
The Maine Ethics Commission voted Wednesday to proceed with an investigation into whether the people behind a website targeting independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler have violated the state’s campaign disclosure laws.
A widely respected think tank calls the $4.2 billion that taxpayers owe to Maine’s retirement system a “ticking time bomb” that should dominate any discussion of the state’s finances.
Republican Paul LePage is drawing his strength from the northern part of the state, according to a new poll that shows the GOP candidate holding his lead in the race for the Blaine …
The Associated Press on Oct. 19, 2010, at 5:54 a.m.
Mitchell and LePage are locked in a race that’s too close to call.
The five candidates for governor talked about arenas, taxes, tourism and the future of forest products at a Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce forum at Husson University on Thursday …
The Associated Press on Oct. 13, 2010, at 4:38 p.m.
Four of the five candidates for Maine governor tackled questions related to municipal service cuts in a debate-like forum at the Maine Municipal Association’s annual convention.