Articles by: Meredith Keenan

Mainers vote on Clean Elections referendum

For the past couple of weeks, discussion on “Yes on One” has been flooding social media and political discourse in the state of Maine. This past Tuesday, Maine voters took to the polls to vote on whether or not to strengthen the existing Maine Clean Elections Act. This referendum would increase the grants to candidates and allow for more “matching […]

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Portland election for new mayor

Portland residents have a larger political responsibility than most other Mainers within the coming year. Not only will they follow the primaries and presidential election, but they also have the duty to elect a mayor in 2015. Currently two candidates—Tom MacMillan of the Green Independent Party and State Senator Ethan Strimling—are challenging the incumbent, Mayor Michael Brennan. Brennan made history […]

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