Westbrook, MAINE – Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement in response to tonight’s WMTW 8 Democratic gubernatorial debate:

       “After eight years of Governor LePage’s divisive politics, failed policies, and dysfunctional government, Maine is ready for change – and our Democratic candidates showed they are ready to deliver.

“Democrats are prepared to take our state in a new, better direction, focused on building a robust economy, creating good-paying jobs, stemming the opioid crisis, and providing accessible, affordable health care for hardworking Maine families.”