December 11, 2018
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Poliquin fields questions from reporters about lawsuit

In this Facebook Live video, U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, fields questions from reporters at a news conference in Augusta. The subject is Poliquin’s lawsuit against the secretary of state, demanding he stop the ranked-choice voting process in Maine’s 2nd District House race and declare Poliquin the winner based on the first-choice votes cast on Election Day. Democratic challenger Jared Golden came in second out of four candidates on Election Day, and is expected by many to leapfrog Poliquin for the victory under the ranked-choice voting system, which the Republican is challenging as unconstitutional.


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