Thursday, May 23, 2013
AUGUSTA -- Less than a month before Election Day, proponents of a people's veto initiative to preserve same-day voter registration are touting endorsements and an online commercial that they hope to put on television.
AUGUSTA -- One of the ongoing arguments between supporters and detractors of Election Day registration is whether or not the practice has led to Maine's high voter turnout.
AUGUSTA -- The Maine Heritage Policy Center says a study it conducted shows that Maine elections are susceptible to fraud.
AUGUSTA -- Supporters of same-day voter registration are touting a report by a think tank that analyzed the potential effect of new laws passed by more than a dozen states -- including Maine -- to change how and when voters can register and vote.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage aims to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation, but his goal is a more "robust natural resource economy," not a budget savings.
Gov. Paul LePage announced today he is working on a plan to merge the Departments of Agriculture and Conservation in an effort he says will "strengthen the natural resource economy."
AUGUSTA -- The Legislature voted Tuesday to pass a compromise plan to balance the population of Maine's two congressional districts.
AUGUSTA -- A coalition that is campaigning to preserve same-day voter registration in Maine said Tuesday that many conservative leaders have done just what they support abolishing.
The Maine Legislature voted to pass a compromise congressional re-districting proposal, which balances the population of Maine's two congressional districts.
Records reveal Gov. Paul LePage and at least nine legislators have at one time registered to vote on Election Day or during the two business days preceding it.