Press Release / Sunday Nov 18, 2018
After Historic Democratic Victories, Maine Democratic Party Chair and Vice Chair Will Not Seek Re-election to Their Posts
Augusta, MAINE - Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett and Party Vice Chair Peggy Schaffer announced today, at a meeting of the Maine Democratic State Committee, that they will not be seeking re-election to their posts.
Chair Phil Bartlett addressed the committee and spoke of the changes and gains we’ve made as a party since he became Chair:
Press Release / Thursday Nov 15, 2018
Augusta, MAINE - Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett issued the following statement congratulating Jared Golden on being elected to represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives:
Press Release / Monday Nov 12, 2018
Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett issued the following statement in response to Maine Republican attempts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the Ranked Choice Voting process in Maine’s Second Congressional District:
"The Secretary of State's office is carrying out the Ranked Choice Voting process in a non-partisan manner and in accordance with the law that was twice-approved by Mainers at the ballot box.
Press Release / Tuesday Nov 6, 2018
Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett issued the following statement congratulating Janet Mills on her victory tonight:
Press Release / Saturday Nov 3, 2018
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.
Press Release / Friday Nov 2, 2018
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.
Press Release / Friday Nov 2, 2018
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.
Press Release / Tuesday Oct 23, 2018
Shawn Moody’s Healthcare Plan: Show Up To The Emergency Room
Press Release / Friday Oct 19, 2018
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
Press Release / Wednesday Oct 17, 2018
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.