Thursday, June 20, 2013
Those hoping to restore same-day voter registration unveil a Web ad and MMA endorsement.
A review of records reveals flaws in voter tracking, and late registrations add to the vulnerability, an official says.
The Yes on 1 campaign is working to convince Mainers to overturn a ban on same-day registration.
Combining the Conservation and Agriculture departments would let them pool resources, he says.
Gov. Paul LePage announced today he is working on a plan to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation in an effort he says will "strengthen the natural resource economy."
Only Kennebec County towns are affected as the Legislature easily approves a plan to balance the congressional district populations.
Records show Gov. LePage and others seeking to end last-two-days registration have made use of the law.
The Maine Legislature voted to pass a compromise congressional re-districting proposal, which balances the population of Maine's two congressional districts.
Records reveal Gov. Paul LePage and at least nine legislators have at one time registered to vote on Election Day or during the two business days preceding it.
The Senate will vote today on confirming Patricia Aho and on Ann Robinson for a seat on the MPBN board.