MaineToday invited the following candidates to meet with its editorial endorsement board:
Governor: Eliot Cutler, Paul LePage, Libby Mitchell, Shawn Moody and Kevin Scott
Congress, First District: Chellie Pingree and Dean Scontras
Congress, Second District: Jason Levesque and Mike Michaud
The board is made up of representatives of The Portland Press Herald, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel.
Some candidates declined to be interviewed by the board.