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
Press Release / Tuesday Mar 23, 2021
Following the Democratic State Committee’s vote to support D.C. Statehood, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement.
Press Release / Friday Mar 12, 2021
Following a week of historic Democratic legislation that delivers for Mainers, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement:
Press Release / Wednesday Mar 10, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Statement on the House of Representatives' Passage of the American Rescue Plan
Following the House of Representatives' Passage of the American Rescue Plan, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement:
“We are excited about the American Rescue Plan and what it will deliver to the people, communities, towns, and state of Maine.
“This legislation includes $1,400 stimulus checks, extends unemployment benefits, provides funding for Maine’s state and local governments, and funds COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and contract tracing, among other provisions.
Press Release / Tuesday Mar 9, 2021
Following the election of Craig Hickman to Maine State Senate District 14, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement.
“The voters of Senate District 14 have chosen a world class public servant to represent them in the Maine Senate. We congratulate Senator-elect Craig Hickman on his special election victory. He brings a powerful, wise voice to Augusta, especially for those who have felt unheard and unrepresented.
Press Release / Monday Mar 1, 2021
To mark the beginning of Women’s History Month, Maine Democratic Party Vice Chair Bev Uhlenhake released the following statement:
“Today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, but every month, we are called to recognize the countless women, both known and unknown, who have moved our state forward. They refused to accept the status quo and made Maine better for it.
Press Release / Tuesday Feb 16, 2021
Press Release / Saturday Feb 13, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Statement on Senate Republicans’ Vote to Acquit Trump of Inciting Insurrection
Following Senate Republicans’ vote to acquit Donald Trump of the charge of inciting insurrection following his second impeachment trial,
Press Release / Friday Feb 5, 2021
ICYMI: LGBTQ Nation: “Maine’s first gay Speaker of the House is a ‘pragmatic progressive’ who plays the long game”
A new profile of Maine Speaker of the House Ryan Fecteau in LGBTQ Nation, a national news magazine that reports on issues relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community, highlights both his groundbreaking new role as the first openly gay speaker in Maine and the incredible challenges that lie ahead in