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Paul Sancya / Associated Press

The largest group of registered voters in Maine is not enrolled in any political party. They prefer to call themselves “independents,” but studies show that relatively few of these Mainers are truly free of partisan leanings.

Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition

The bipartisan research organization, New American Economy, reports that just over half the immigrants in Maine who are naturalized citizens and eligible to vote are actually registered do so. That report helped spur some immigrant advocacy groups to launch a six-day get-out-the-vote effort Wednesday, aimed at engaging this population.

Susan Walsh / Associated Press

While signing into law legislation banning “pharmacy gag clauses,” President Trump praised the bill’s sponsor, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins.