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  • Published
    September 26, 2011

    DEP nominee sails through confirmation hearing

    Pattie Aho, the governor’s choice for commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, won unanimous approval by a legislative panel today.

  • Published
    September 24, 2011

    LePage stresses four-letter word in Calais: Jobs

    Taking the Capitol for a Day to Washington County, he touts natural gas and school choice.

  • Published
    September 23, 2011

    Summers cites results of probe into voter fraud

    Maine’s secretary of state promotes his investigation on the radio and during a luncheon in Portland.

  • Published
    September 22, 2011

    Vote fraud probe finds one illegal incident

    That means same-day registration is not inviting abuses, one critic says, but a state official sees ‘vulnerabilities.’

  • Published
    September 21, 2011

    Summers reveals voter fraud investigation results

    Maine Secretary of State Charlie Summers told reporters that his investigations into allegations of voter fraud revealed “vulnerabilities” in Maine’s voting system but cited only one case of illegal voting.

  • Published
    September 21, 2011

    Summers to announce voter fraud investigation results

    Maine Secretary of State Charlie Summers has scheduled an afternoon press conference today to announce the results of his investigation of potential voter fraud in Maine.

  • Published
    September 16, 2011

    Sides gear up for ballot fight on fate of registration law

    The coalition leading the effort to preserve same-day voter registration in Maine officially started its campaign Thursday.

  • Published
    September 15, 2011

    Group officially launches same-day registration campaign

    AUGUSTA – The coalition leading the effort to maintain Election Day voter registration officially launched their campaign during a State House press conference today. Barbara McDade, president of the League of Women Voters of Maine, said the state’s 38-year-old law allowing same-day registration should be preserved. “Same-day registration has worked and has helped our state to […]

  • Published
    September 14, 2011

    Poll: Mainers narrowly back new voting law

    It will eliminate same-day voter registration unless a people’s veto succeeds.

  • Published
    September 13, 2011

    Poll: Majority support repealing same-day registration

    A new poll released by the Maine Heritage Policy Center shows a narrow majority of Mainers support the new Republican-passed law that eliminates same-day voter registration. The law is the subject of a people’s veto and will be on this November’s ballot.