Monthly Archives: November 2012

Maine voters vs. legislators: Who should pick attorney general, secretary of state?

Ethan: One of the most undemocratic events in Maine politics is going to happen soon: the “election” of constitutional officers. Our secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and auditor will be appointed by secret ballot of the Legislature. Isn’t it time we joined almost every other state in the nation that elects one or more […]

Should Webster go now?

Watch Strimling and Harriman debate Charlie Websters’ statement about voter fraud. Both call him out for the innaprpriate statements, and Strimling asks why aren’t Republican leaders calling for his immediate resignation. They also discuss the races for constitutional officers. Is it time to change the process from back room dealing to popular elections? Click below […]

Your turn to be a political analyst

Every election we give our readers/viewers/listeners a chance to take us on in regard to predicting the big races of Election Day. We made our full predictions with reasoning this weekend in a column: It is now time for you make your predictions. The one closest in all the races gets a statewide shoutout in […]