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Independent Eliot Cutler in the lead in Maine gubernatorial race

In an unexpected final surge of support in the only poll that really matters, independent for Maine governor Eliot Cutler looks to be headed toward a possible win.  With the Bangor Daily News reporting from 137 out of 596 precincts, Cutler has 38 percent.  His closest opponent, a Republican, has about 32.5 percent, and that’s a difference of about 8,000 votes. … Read more ...

Maine Gov: Independent Cutler Poised to Overtake Democrat, Many Voters Remain Undecided

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From the Portland Press Herald:

A dramatic shift appears to have occurred among voters in Maine’s gubernatorial race and in one congressional contest, according to a new independent poll released Thursday.  Independent Eliot Cutler moved up substantially to a statistical second-place tie with Democrat Libby Mitchell, who lost support compared with earlier polls.

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Combined, independents for governor pick up 20% in new poll of Maine voters

In a new poll from Greenburg Quinlan Rosner, all of the ballot-listed candidates for governor of Maine are included, which means that voters got the opportunity to choose independents Eliot Cutler, Shawn Moody, and Kevin Scott.  Cutler, a Carter Administration official and former Democrat, is at 10 percent. … Read more ...

Shawn Moody Opening Field Offices Throughout Maine

Shawn Moody, a self-funding Independent candidate for Governor of Maine, has an interesting strategy to expand his campaign’s visibility among the public. Local station WABI reports:

One of the three Independent candidates for Maine Governor announced Wednesday that he’s opening up 20 new field offices all over the state. Shawn Moody says he’ll open the offices at various small businesses that are supporting his campaign.

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Eliot Cutler News Roundup

  • For an Independent candidate, it is often a compliment to your success when people start attacking you. Cutler has earned himself an attack site from critics. Dubbed the “Secret File on Eliot Cutler”, its owners (or owner?) are completely anonymous and like to compare themselves to Deep Throat or Thomas Paine.
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Five-way gubernatorial debate held in Maine

H/T to Ballot Access News.  From the Portland Press Herald:

AUGUSTA — The five candidates for governor shared their thoughts on the state of Maine agriculture Tuesday, offering proposals that included reduced regulation and lower taxes…

Independent Eliot Cutler said the high cost of electricity, energy and health care create a “wall of costs” in Maine.

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Eliot Cutler Holds Steady in ME Gubernatorial Race

Despite recent celebrity appearances, Eliot Cutler has not seen a significant bump in polling. A poll from Rasmussen released earlier today had Cutler trailing at 16%, behind Republican Paul LePage at 38% and Democrat Libby Mitchell at 30%. This is essentially unchanged from Rasmussen’s last poll of the race, which had Cutler at 15% support.… Read more ...

AP: Independent Eliot Cutler ‘a factor in Maine governor’s race’

Read the full thing here.

What was once a field bulging with about two dozen candidates was winnowed to five Tuesday as Waterville Mayor Paul LePage scored a stunning win in the seven-way Republican primary, and state Senate President Libby Mitchell beat three rivals to win the Democratic nomination. The major party candidates join three independents in the race to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov.

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Independent Candidate Kevin Scott qualifies for November Gubernatorial Ballot in Maine

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Andover – Kevin L. Scott, Independent candidate for Governor, qualified for the November 2nd general election. Over 4500 certified nomination signatures were handed in at Augusta on May 21st. Kevin and his team spoke with voters from Presque Isle to Portland and heard a common message: voters are struggling and are excited to embrace an Independent leader who has a realistic and innovative viewpoint.… Read more ...