A U.S. Senate candidate vying to unseat independent Angus King is continuing his campaign even though Maine’s top court booted him out of the race weeks ago.
Republican Max Linn of Bar Harbor was alternatively declared in and out of the race for weeks earlier this year as Secretary of State Matt Dunlap and then the court system grappled with whether faulty signatures found on his ballot access paperwork, and was finally rejected May 8 in a summary judgment from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
But supporters of Linn, who was vying for the Republican nomination in the primary election against state Sen. Eric Brakey, R-Auburn, are erecting campaign signs along roads throughout Maine and have sent out a mailer to registered Republicans soliciting their votes.
Michael Shepherd joined the Bangor Daily News in 2015 after three years as a reporter at the Kennebec Journal. A Hallowell native who now lives in Augusta, he graduated from the University of Maine in...
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