Running for governor isn’t as easy as it looks

The Augusta Insider spoke the other day on the challenge for independent candidates in Maine. As the Augusta Insider points out, even though Maine is known as independent friendly, it takes a certain mix of qualities for an independent candidate to win in Maine. The Augusta Insider cited fundraising ability, name recognition, being part of a major party in the past, and major party voter satisfaction with their own parties as ingredients to seeing an independent in the Blaine House. Continue reading

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