Press Release / Wednesday Sep 29, 2021
Augusta, ME – Maine’s once-per-decade redistricting process has officially come to a close and Maine Democratic Party leaders applauds the work of Senate President Troy Jackson, House Majority Leader Michelle Dunphy, and the other members of the Apportionment Commission for their perseverance in negotiating the redrawing of Maine's congressional, legislative, and county commission districts.
Press Release / Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
Augusta, ME – As Paul LePage launches his 2022 gubernatorial campaign, Drew Gattine, Chair of the Maine Democratic Party issued the following statement:
“Paul LePage denied tens of thousands of Maine people health care. He increased property taxes on our seniors. He underfunded education for our children. He gutted our public health infrastructure. He undermined environmental protections. He eviscerated our social safety net. He denied people a life-saving drug overdose medication. That’s Paul LePage’s record.
Press Release / Monday Jul 5, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Statement on Paul LePage Announcing His Run for a Third Term as Governor of Maine
Drew Gattine, Chair of the Maine Democratic Party, issued the following statement today on Paul LePage announcing his run for a third term as Governor of Maine.
“I served in the Legislature while Paul LePage was Governor, and I watched him veto efforts to expand health care, weaken our public health infrastructure, and take money away from towns and municipalities, driving up property taxes and making it harder for Maine people to get by.
Press Release / Friday Jun 18, 2021
On Juneteenth, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement. Juneteenth falls on a Saturday this year; the Maine Democratic Party office will be closed on Monday, June 21 to observe the holiday.
Press Release / Wednesday Jun 2, 2021
On Wednesday, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine announced that he has appointed Gaetan Davis to become the new Executive Director of MDP.
“I am thrilled to welcome Gaetan to our team!” said Chair Gattine. “She brings a wealth of experience, a high level of political acumen, and a relentless passion for the work. With her leadership, we can build on our successes and continue to get Democrats elected up and down the ballot, all across our state.”
Press Release / Tuesday Jun 1, 2021
To mark the beginning of Pride Month, Maine Democratic Party Vice-Chair Bev Uhlenhake released the following statement:
Press Release / Thursday Apr 29, 2021
On President Biden’s 100th Day in Office, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement:
“Since day one, President Biden has made his message clear: Help is here. In the proceeding 100 days, he has delivered real help - and real hope - to Mainers and Americans.
Press Release / Tuesday Apr 20, 2021
Following the guilty verdict in the murder of George Floyd,
Press Release / Friday Apr 9, 2021
Today, Lisa Roberts, Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party, announced that she will be stepping down from her position in June; the Party will commence an extensive search for her replacement.
“My three years at MDP have been one of the most meaningful and fulfilling experiences of my professional life,” said Roberts. “I believe in the party’s values, care for the party’s people, and am honored to have been entrusted with shepherding the party’s work.
Press Release / Tuesday Apr 6, 2021
The MDP Announces Establishment of DEI Ad Hoc Committee to Codify Anti-Racism & Inclusion into Party's Governing Documents
DEI Ad Hoc Committee Members:
Councilor Deqa Dhalac, Julian H. Rogers, Lutie Brown, Leah Knightly, Patricia Washburn, Megan Smith, Cooper Reed