Scott D’Amboise‘s filing with the FEC is finally online to take a look at. I say finally because it took quite a bit longer to see than the others. This is probably because D’Amboise filed his report a day late. That’s the kind of thing unserious candidates tend to do a lot of. It reports $141,599.12 […]
Oh like you didn’t expect plenty of Snowe puns in the next couple years. Get used to it. Our first guidepost of the 2012 Senate primary in Maine has passed, and has given us our first opportunity to actually compare and contrast the various campaigns. That guidepost is money. This morning, Jonathan Riskind reported on […]
The candidates have filed their last periodic fundraising reports before the election, the 11-day pre-general report. What do they tell us?
Paul LePage seems to be outraising his opponents, so far – although Libby Mitchell is sitting on a lot of money as well.
2010 is widely expected to be a bonanza for political spending, especially by national organizations, corporate entities and the usual suspects of out of state interests trying to have an effect on the political process. This roaring fire of political money was made all the more significant a short time ago when the United States […]
Last October, I broke some news about candidate political giving. We saw who gave little, who gave much and who people gave to. This caused some trouble for Les Otten, who I pointed out gave money to multiple Democrats, and even two sides of the same race, and exposed the habits of the other candidates […]
What would I tell you if I said that the unbeatable Governor Angus King had raised only an anemic $1305.00 in the entire year of 1997 in the lead up to his re-election campaign? Would it then interest you to note that in the January 2002 pre-election semiannual (i.e. just the second half of 2001), […]
Fundraising totals are being posted on the Maine Ethics Commission site as we speak. I have included what information I have currently below – but it should be noted that I have only included the privately financed candidates in this list, as those who are seeking Clean Election money will all be entitled to the […]
Though the reporting deadline is this Friday, a few candidates have released their fundraising totals already. Two candidates competing for the Republican nomination announced their totals recently.