Press Release / Friday May 19, 2023
Statement on White Nationalists Mailings Sent to Democratic Committees
This week, at least two Maine Democratic county committees received a mailing containing white nationalist literature. The mailings were similar, if not identical to the flyers sent to Democratic legislators last month. Scans of the mailings are available upon request.
Maine Democratic Party Chair Bev Uhlenhake released the following statement:
Press Release / Monday May 1, 2023
Maine Democratic Party Announces 2024 Delegate Selection PlanFollowing a month-long public comment period, the Democratic State Committee (DSC) has voted unanimously to approve the Maine Democratic Party’s 2024 Delegate Selection Plan (DSP).In accordance with the Maine Democratic Party charter and Maine state law, municipal and regional Democratic committees will hold caucuses in early February 2024 to elect delegates to the State Convention.
Press Release / Saturday Apr 8, 2023
Maine Democratic Party Denounces Federal Ruling to Restrict Medication AbortionLast night, Trump-appointed district judge Matthew Kacsmaryk issued a preliminary ruling in the high-profile case Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Kacsmaryk’s ruling effectively rescinds FDA approval for mifepristone, informally known as the “abortion pill.”
Press Release / Wednesday Mar 15, 2023
ICYMI: Maine Dems Chair, Bev Uhlenhake, Shares Party’s Plans for Local Organizing
In case you missed it, today the Bangor Daily News published a new opinion piece by Maine Democratic Party Chair, Bev Uhlenhake. Uhlenhake highlights the Maine Democratic Party’s successes reaching voters in the 2022 election cycle, the importance of year-round organizing, and the Party’s plans to build upon the progress they’ve made in 2023, 2024, and beyond.
Press Release / Thursday Feb 2, 2023
Maine Democratic Party Announces Tim Grose Will Be New Executive Director
Grose led the Maine Dems’ statewide grassroots organizing program during the 2022 campaign
On Thursday, Chair Bev Uhlenhake announced that Tim Grose has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party. He will succeed outgoing Executive Director Gaetan Davis, effective immediately.
Press Release / Monday Jan 23, 2023
Maine Democratic Party Announces Winners of 2023 Democratic State Committee Leadership ElectionThe following individuals were elected during a meeting of the Democratic State Committee on January 22, 2023 to serve in the following roles. All positions are two-year terms.
Press Release / Sunday Jan 22, 2023
Bev Uhlenhake Elected to Serve as Maine Democratic Party ChairToday, the Democratic State Committee, the governing body of the Maine Democratic Party, unanimously voted to elect new leadership.
Press Release / Monday Dec 19, 2022
Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine Highlights Accomplishments and Announces Plans for FutureGattine highlights creation of DEI Committee, staff unionization, electoral victories; announces he will not seek another term
Press Release / Wednesday Nov 16, 2022
Maine Democratic Party Statement on Congressman Golden’s Victory in Ranked Choice Voting Runoff“I am pleased to congratulate Congressman Jared Golden on winning a majority of votes in the 2nd Congressional District ranked choice runoff. Whether it's standing up for our farmers, fishermen, families, workers, or aging Mainers..."
Press Release / Wednesday Nov 9, 2022
A Victory for Maine Democrats Up and Down the Ballot is a Victory for all Mainers
Maine Democratic Chair Drew Gattine, issued the following statement:
Yesterday, Mainers voted overwhelmingly for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot. Our candidates surpassed pundits’ expectations and are ready to go back to work to fight for Maine people – in Augusta and in Washington D.C.