The Green Papers: Maine 2021 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2022-2030 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
2010 Census:1,333,074 (0.43% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:4(0.74% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
Capital:Augusta
 

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Maine State and Local Government


Maine has 4 qualified parties: Democratic, Green Independent, Libertarian, and Republican. Unopposed candidate do not appear on the primary ballot.

Maine's Elections, including those for President, use ranked-choice voting.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Independent Senator  Angus Stanley King, Jr.
First elected: 2012 as an Independent (announced that he will caucus with the Democrats 14 November 2012 and again on 5 November 2014); re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Independent     Senator  Angus Stanley King, Jr.
FEC S2ME00109
 
18 January 2019: Senator Angus Stanley King, Jr. announced that he has prostate cancer and the prognosis is good.

Class 2 Republican Senator  Susan Margaret Collins
First elected: 1996; re-elected: 2002, 2008, 2014, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Janet T. Mills
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     former Governor Paul R. LePage
First elected Governor: 2010; re-elected: 2014. At term limit in 2018.

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
2 Democratic (2 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1 Democratic Member of Congress  Chellie M. Pingree
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Member of Congress  Jared F. Golden
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Phillip Sutton
FEC H2ME02162
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 3 incumbents, 1 candidate
  Republican: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green Independent (affiliate of Green)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Christian Liberty
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Constitution of Maine
Election Authority
  Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions
  Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics
  Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Maine House of Representatives
  Maine Revised Statutes
  Maine State Legislature
Democratic
  Maine Democratic Party
  Maine Senate Democrats
Republican
  Maine Republican Party
Third Party
  Christian Liberty Party of Maine (February 2012: no longer active)
  Justice Party of Maine
  Libertarian Party of Maine
  Maine Green Independent Party
  Maine Greens (Green Independent)
  Maine Right to Life Committee
  The Unity Party of Maine
Media & others
  Bangor Daily News
  Journal Tribune - York County - Biddeford - Sanford
  Kennebec Journal
  Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  Maine Today
  Politics1.com - Maine
  State & Capitol - Gardiner
  Sun Journal - Lewiston
  The Cape Courier - Cape Elizabeth
  The Ellsworth American
  The Lincoln County News
  The Times Record - Bath - Brunswick
  WABI TV - CBS - Bangor
  WAGM TV - CBS - Prewsque Isle
  WCSH TV - NBC - Portland
  WGME TV - CBS - Portland
  WLBZ NBC - Bangor
  WMTW TV - ABC - Auburn
  WVII TV - ABC / WFVX TV - Fox - Bangor

 


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