Tuesday May 01, 2012 | 10:43 AM

In a move seemingly designed to reaffirm his independent credentials, U.S. Senate candidate Angus King today announced several campaign chairs representing broad political interests.

The statewide campaign chairs include three independents, three Democrats and three Republicans.

The move comes on the heels of widely distributed remarks from U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., who told The Hill that the Maine senate seat would be under Democratic control come 2013.

The list of statewide chairs includes former independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler, independent state Sen. Richard Woodbury, of Yarmouth, and former independent state lawmaker Sherry Huber.

Republicans include former gubenatorial candidate Matt Jacobson, former state lawmaker and King aide Sue Bell and former state lawmaker Jim Libby.

Former state lawmakers Judy Paradis, House Speaker Michael Saxl and Barbara Trafton are the Democratic campaign chairs.



About the Author

Subscribe to the
Capitol Ticker RSS

Steve Mistler covers politics and government for the Portland Press Herald. He spends a lot of time in the hallways of the State House.

Steve can be reached at 791-6345 or smistler@pressherald.com.
On Twitter: @stevemistler

Subscribe to the
Capitol Ticker RSS

Previous entries

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013


October 2013

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

November 2012

October 2012

September 2012

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)
Prefer to respond privately? Email us here.