Tag Archives: John Baldacci

Congratulations Gov. Mills, now lower taxes

Dear Gov. Mills, By the time you read this, the word “elect” will have been dropped from your title, and you will be our new governor. I say “our” new governor, because too many politicians of both parties forget that they have been elected to represent everyone, including those who love them and voted for […]

All Eyes On Kevin Raye

Among the worst kept secrets in Maine politics today is that Kevin Raye is running for Congress again, in a ten year anniversary re-match with Mike Michaud. I’ve heard no end of confirmations from members of Raye’s own staff, members of Congressman Michaud’s staff, Republican activists and leaders, and just about anyone who I ask. […]

Maine’s Rebellious Swing Towns

On the night of any election, observers always want to know how the contest is swinging early.  One of the best ways to get a sense how the night is turning out for the prospective candidates is to look at the “swing towns” – Maine’s own gubernatorial bellwethers. In the past 20 years – that […]