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Rumford voters pick Sterling, Belanger for selectmen

RUMFORD —  Incumbent Selectman Jeff Sterling and former Selectman Mark Belanger got the nod from voters on Tuesday for three-year terms in a

Hartford elects new selectman

HARTFORD — Challenger Kathy Lowe won her bid for selectman over incumbent John Plumley in balloting Tuesday, Town Clerk Lianne Bedard said. The vote was 99 to 49. Voters narrowly approved the RSU 10 budget by a vote of 74 to 73.

Fogg takes selectmen seat in Farmington by 25 votes

FARMINGTON — By 25 votes, townspeople elected Michael J. Fogg on Tuesday to serve on the Board of Selectmen. Fogg earned 323 votes over Matthew Smith, who garnered 298 votes, Town Clerk Leanne Pinkham reported after the polls closed. The special election was held Tuesday ...

Tea Party candidate defeats House Majority Leader Cantor in Virginia primary

RICHMOND, Va.  — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated Tuesday by a little-known economics professor in Virginia's Republican primary, a stunning upset and major victory for the tea party. Cantor is the second-most powerful member of the U.S. House and was seen by some ... 1

Auburn voters pass school budget

Kelly Winn votes at Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn on Tuesday. On the ballot was a proposed $38.2 million school budget.

Cutler calls for voting reform on Maine primary day

LEWISTON — Eliot Cutler, an independent candidate for governor in Maine, was taking the opportunity Tuesday to call attention to state election laws he said were unfair and did not reflect a true democracy. "We have let money and special interests corrupt our politics and steal our d...

Voting steady Tuesday morning in Wilton

Voting was steady Tuesday morning at the Wilton Town Office, according to ballot clerks. Angela Werner, left, shows Barbara Holt where to put a ballot. Residents were voting on the RSU 9 school budget, a three-candidate race for one selectman's seat, an unopposed run for another board seat and a ...

Maine 2nd District hopefuls make final campaign appeals

AUGUSTA (AP) — The four candidates hoping to fill Maine's open congressional seat were making their final appeals to voters Tuesday as the clock wound down on primary races that have pitted political firebrands against candidates calling themselves consensus-builders. Liberal dealmak...

Ethics commission fines LePage for missing campaign finance deadlines

AUGUSTA — The Maine Ethics Commission has levied fines against Gov. Paul LePage for missing two campaign finance deadlines in the past week. The penalties, totaling $210, are preliminary, and LePage has the opportunity to request a waiver. Between May 28 and June 9, Maine law ...

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