A Republican representative lost his seat in the new instant runoff system, so he sued.
Bruce Poliquin is currently ahead. But a new requirement that he get a majority vote could unseat him.
Meanwhile, Fargo citizens adopt a different way to choose winners of citywide races.
Launch of statewide ranked-choice voting will help us see who best earns the support of independents.
The Chinese tariffs have clobbered the lobster market, with prices falling to two-year lows.
The former Ron Paul delegate, current state senator, and underdog to unseat independent Angus King says Johnson "would be one of the best U.S. senators."
State's experiment in a different style of voting to continue.
Voters participate in first use of a candidate rating system for state races in the U.S.
Paul LePage's obstructionism has delayed the establishment of a legal recreational market.
Alaska has the lowest taxes on recreational marijuana.
Paul LePage says Maine shouldn't implement a legalization initiative until it's clear how the feds will respond.
Law amended to make sure meat processors comply with federal regulations.
Dental therapists can provide access to more care, but the American Dental Association keeps trying to stop them.
The market can't fix the problem when government insists on intervention.
Constitutional concerns with voter-approved changes that benefit third-party candidates
Should advanced permission be required, or should land owners post signs?
Legalization proponents chipping in with extra volunteers.
Initiative introducing 'ranked-choice' voting passes.
It is the second state on the East Coast to do so, joining Massachusetts.
Today in votes that are actually about future votes
Proposition could boost election chances for third-party candidates in some cases.
The Question 1 campaign says the initiative clearly applies only to cannabis consumers 21 or older.
With pot on the ballot in nine states, support for allowing recreational use is strongest in California, while Florida looks likeliest to permit medical use.
Hoisted by his own scrapbook petard.
"America's craziest governor" really loses it this time in the form of expletive-filled voicemail.
MPP, which decried the behind-the-counter rule as "absurd" and "unconstitutional" in Colorado, is backing it in Maine.
One big step forward; two temporary steps back.
An initiative that was temporarily derailed by a notary public's sloppy signature qualifies for the ballot.
The ruling says the secretary state improperly rejected signatures based on an unreasonably narrow reading of the law.
Paul LePage a.k.a. "America's Craziest Governor" is at it again.