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News & Notes: Cutler Arrest Fallout, Yang on Bill Maher, Libertarian Wins 5% in Legislative Special Election

CUTLER FALLOUT: Eliot Cutler, a former two-time independent candidate for Maine governor, was arrested last month for possession of child pornography.

Numerous politicians have now publicly donated political contributions from Cutler to the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Maine Public Media recently recapped the story and the fallout, noting that the scandal “obscures his novel effect on Maine politics.”… Read more ...

Former Maine Gubernatorial Candidate Eliot Cutler Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Former two-time Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler has been arrested. The businessman and environmentalist is facing four counts of possession of sexually explicit materials of a child under 12, according to prosecutors.

The Bangor Daily News reported that Cutler resigned from the board of a nonprofit shortly after his home was raided and searched by police:

Cutler, 75, resigned from his position as president of the board of directors of the nonprofit on Wednesday, citing personal reasons, Lerner Foundation Executive Director Don Carpenter said in an email.

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WCSH Portland: New Poll, the Race for Governor Remains in Dead Heat

(The following was originally published in WCSH.)

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The race for governor remains a statistical dead heat between Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud..

This is all according to a University of New Hampshire Survey Center poll commissioned by the Portland Press Herald and the Maine Sunday Telegram.… Read more ...

Lincoln County News: Time to “Reboot”, Cutler Tells Southport Gathering


(The following was originally published in the Lincoln County News.)

Maine voters need to give Democrats and Republicans a “time out,” independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler said at Southport Town Hall, Tuesday, June 17.

“I am highly confident we are going to show Mr.Read more ...