In the race for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, Democrat incumbent Jared Golden is leading Republican challenger Dale Crafts by a solid 6 percent margin. But Golden was reluctant to declare victory before all of the votes were counted.
Elections officials nationally have been warning that it could take days or longer to know how a particular state voted in the race for president and other major offices. But Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says early processing of absentee ballots in Maine means some results may be clear tonight.
Nov. 3 is the final voting day of the 2020 election. The presidency as well as several key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.
Parties, Advocates Tap Hundreds Of Volunteer Poll Watchers To Help Ensure Election Integrity
High turnout and high tension have led to deep concerns about the integrity of the election that will reach a crescendo Tuesday. In Maine, advocacy groups and election staff are working to ensure that citizens come away knowing that their votes count — and will actually be counted.
Unfazed By Record Spending, Maine's Senate Contest Is Narrow As Ever
The long and wildly expensive Maine U.S. Senate race is drawing to a close. But after more than $100 million spent, a blizzard of nonstop ads and a campaign made unconventional by the pandemic, the contest could hinge on whether a majority of Maine voters believe Republican Sen. Susan Collins has changed during the presidency of Donald Trump. That’s the argument made by Democratic challenger Sara Gideon, who is within striking distance of knocking off the only Republican member of Congress in New England.
Author: Susan Collins' Reelection Campaign Woes Stem From Women's Anger
In Jan. 2017, millions of marchers all over the United States came together in what may have been the largest single day of protest in U.S. history. Later that year, the #MeToo movement — which had begun quietly more than a decade earlier — began to snowball. And in 2018, a record number of women were elected to public office in the U.S.
The CEO of a Levant apple orchard that hosted President Donald Trump for a rally on Sunday says he was blindsided by the size of the crowd that showed up, and concerned by the lack of pandemic-era hygiene.
A Week From Election Day, Control Of The Maine Senate Too Close To Predict
It’s not often Democratic and Republican party operatives in Maine agree, but both say that control of the state Senate is up in the air this November, with close races in half a dozen of the 35 Senate seats that are up for grabs.
The two independent candidates in Maine’s U.S. Senate race have filed a formal complaint with the Federal Elections Commission for being excluded from this Wednesday’s debate hosted by Portland television station WMTW.