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.
By Luciana Lopez, Reuters on Oct. 25, 2016, at 7:27 p.m.
By Emily Flitter, Reuters on Oct. 25, 2016, at 7:11 p.m.
Trailing in opinion polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has asked his campaign to cut back on work identifying candidates for key jobs in his would-be administration and focus instead on bolstering his chances on Election Day, according to two people familiar with the campaign’s inner workings.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 25, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Donald Trump Jr., a 38-year-old top executive in Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s real estate company, tried to bolster his father’s odds of picking up one of Maine’s four Electoral College votes by visiting several sites in the Lewiston-Auburn area Tuesday.
By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland, Reuters on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:10 p.m.
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Oct. 23, 2016, at 9:17 a.m.
Trump promised to foil a proposed deal for AT&T to buy Time Warner if elected, arguing it was an example of a “power structure” rigged against both him and voters.
By Christian M. Wade, The Eagle-Tribune on Oct. 23, 2016, at 8:12 a.m.
Political observers say the alcohol industry wouldn’t be spending money if it was unconcerned.
on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
The latest poll of Maine’s presidential election preferences found Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in a dead heat in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a battleground that’s gotten much more attention than usual this cycle.
By Katie Zezima, Washington Post on Oct. 21, 2016, at 9:15 a.m.
The line that divides Maine’s two congressional districts is emblematic of the divides that have emerged this election cycle: urban vs. rural, college educated vs. not, well-off vs. working class, and Clinton vs. Trump.
By Patricia Zengerle, Emily Stephenson and Jill Serjeant, Reuters on Oct. 21, 2016, at 7:12 a.m.
Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election — “if I win” — fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his party to maintain control of Congress.
By Bonnie Washuk on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
All ballots will be counted, accurately and properly, election worker Irene MacDougall said.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
If Maine legalizes marijuana, it doesn’t mean employees could light up during smoke breaks. But there will be more incentive for state officials to come up with a workable definition of what it means to be “under the influence.”
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 20, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
Former Sen. George Mitchell on Thursday reminded about 100 people at a session on civil discourse that “politics has always been rough and tumble in our country.”
By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on Oct. 20, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
By Dan Balz, Washington Post on Oct. 20, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
By the end, it was the story of Trump in Campaign 2016 in microcosm, a series of angry exchanges, interruptions, insults that served to undercut the good he might have accomplished earlier.
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 19, 2016, at 11:17 p.m.
“We’re a great country. We have great people who could run,” Ken Capron of Portland said. “Where are they?”