james Melcher

Maine Public

Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

National Politics

Aug 22, 2017

Our panel discusses the latest news out of our nation’s capital, from Afghanistan to Steve Bannon to Charlottesville.

Guests:  James Melcher, professor of Political Science at UMaine Farmington

Jeanne Hey, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New England

Colin Woodard, author and journalist with the Portland Press Herald

PORTLAND, Maine - There is a primary election in Maine Tuesday - not a presidential primary, just the usual every-other-year primary featuring races for Congress and the state Legislature, along with some local issues.  MPBN's Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz talks with University of Maine at Farmington Political Science Professor James Melcher about the statewide ballot.