Sept. 18: How Seriously Should We Take These Polls? Plus The Races Flying Under The Radar

Sep 18, 2020

It’s time again for Maine’s Political Pulse.

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Maine Public's Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler and Senior Political Correspondent Mal Leary spoke with Deputy News Director Susan Sharon about differences between Maine's higher and lower profile races.

Maine’s U.S Senate race is one of the most closely watched in the country. But flying well under the radar are state legislative races and control of the Maine House and Senate. But Mal says there are some toss-up races worth noting.

Then the team discusses recent developments in Maine’s U.S Senate race, including high profile endorsements and some recent polling - including a poll that showed quite a difference between candidates, but which might not be all that useful.

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Maine's Political Pulse was produced this week by Willis Ryder Arnold. Caitlin Troutman is the digital producer. The theme music was performed and recorded by Rob Holt.