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Saviello Still Mulling Independent Bid for Maine Governor, LePage Says ‘Bring It On’

Former GOP state senator Tom Saviello is reportedly still mulling an independent run for governor of Maine, telling the recently telling the Lewiston Sun Journal that he’s in a “holding pattern” at the moment.

Saviello told the paper that he’s focused on legal issues surrounding the proposed corridor to bring Quebec hydropower to New England.… Read more ...

Independent candidates have run strong in most of the last ten gubernatorial elections in Maine

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From Gordon Weil at Maine’s Morning Sentinel:

Since 1974, when Maine began to see credible independent candidates for governor, there have been 10 gubernatorial elections in Maine. Independents ran in nine of them.

Only two were won by candidates who captured a majority of the vote.… Read more ...

Maine Race for Governor: Independent Cutler Concedes in Close Race

From the Portland Press Herald, Eliot Cutler’s Statement on Concession via TPID:

At noon today I will announce at a press conference here in Portland that I have spoken with Mayor Paul LePage and congratulated him on his victory. The results that are available to us this morning are unofficial and informal, but I believe that it is unlikely that there will be a material change in the outcome.… Read more ...