• Maine Democratic Party Congratulates Governor-elect Janet Mills

    Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett issued the following statement congratulating Janet Mills on her victory tonight:

  • WHY IS SHAWN MOODY RAKING IN CAMPAIGN DONATIONS FROM CENTRAL MAINE POWER?

    The Portland Press Herald calls Shawn Moody “the most supportive” of CMP’s controversial pipeline project of all gubernatorial candidates

    Westbrook, MAINE — As Governor LePage travels across Europe for private meetings with Central Maine Power’s foreign owners, LePage’s successor, Shawn Moody, is taking thousands in campaign donations from CMP’s corporate PAC and senior executives at the company.

  • MOODY’S CLOSING MESSAGE: IGNORE ANYONE WHO WON’T VOTE FOR ME

    With four days left in the campaign, Moody lashes out during a contentious radio interview

    Westbrook, MAINE — After yet another disastrous debate performance, Shawn Moody is closing out his campaign with a divisive, incoherent message.

  • Mills Again Commands the Issues and the Stage in Final Debate of the Election

    Westbrook, MAINE - Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement after the final gubernatorial debate of the 2018 election:

    “Janet Mills demonstrated to Mainers that she is the best, most-qualified candidate in this race—just as she’s done every day of this campaign. She’s ready to get to work to make health care more accessible and affordable, to increase public education funding, lower property taxes, and build an economy that works for all Mainers.

  • Shawn Moody’s Healthcare Plan: Show Up To The Emergency Room

    Shawn Moody’s Healthcare Plan: Show Up To The Emergency Room

  • Public Documents Reveal Multiple House Republican Candidates with Serious Criminal Records

    List includes Rep. Jeffrey Pierce, candidate for House GOP Leader

     

    Westbrook, MAINE -  The Maine Democratic Party has obtained public documents revealing that multiple Republican House candidates running for election this November have serious—and in some cases violent—criminal records. The multiple convictions range from assault to drug trafficking and include one current member running to be the Republican Party’s leader in the Maine House of Representatives.

     

    Rep. Jeffrey Pierce

     

  • In First TV Debate of General Election, Moody Runs From His Previous Positions

    Westbrook, MAINE – Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement after tonight’s gubernatorial debate:

    “Tonight, Mainers saw Shawn Moody run away from his past positions and completely reverse himself on others. On issues like expanding health care, fighting climate change, and properly funding our schools, Mainers just can’t trust what Shawn Moody has to say. It’s become clear that with LePage’s campaign team at the helm, he’ll say just about anything to get elected.

  • Poliquin Continued His False Attacks on Golden During Second ME-02 Debate

    Westbrook, MAINE - Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement after tonight’s ME-02 Congressional candidate debate:

    “Jared Golden focused on the issues—making health care more affordable and accessible, fighting the opioid crisis, and building an economy that doesn’t leave rural Mainers behind. From his combat service in the Marine Corps to his time in Maine’s legislature, Jared has proven that he has the record, temperament, and character Mainers can be proud of, and he’s ready to take a new style of leadership to Congress.

  • Poliquin Withdraws from Upcoming Debate After Lying About His Health Care Votes During Previous Debate

    Westbrook, MAINE - Bruce Poliquin withdrew from an upcoming Maine Public debate after spending much of the News Center Maine ME-02 Debate on Monday night lying about his votes to strip health coverage from Mainers.

    Poliquin’s lies weren’t just reserved for his own record, though, as he frequently attacked Jared Golden’s character, questioned the patriotism of the Marine Corps veteran, and mischaracterized his record at every turn.

  • Mills Comes Out on Top in First Major Debate While Moody Struggles with Basic Facts and Policies

    Westbrook, MAINE – Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement after tonight’s gubernatorial debate:

    “Janet Mills once again showed Maine voters why she is by far the most qualified candidate in this race. After eight years of failed Republican leadership, Janet Mills is ready to take Maine in a new direction. She’ll expand health care, build an economy that allows everyone in our state to prosper, and improve our education system—and she has detailed policy proposals to back up her vision.