Maine Democrats parlay public financing to big campaign cash advantage

Good morning from Augusta. Democrats are outspending Republicans by a historic margin in legislative races in 2018 as they seek to win control of both chambers for the first time in six years — though plenty of battlegrounds remain, particularly in the Maine Senate.

Legislative races are often overshadowed and they have been particularly this year because of the intense national interest in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District and the open-seat governor’s race. But the makeup of the Legislature will set the tenor for the next governor’s administration.

To read the rest of “Maine Democrats parlay public financing to big campaign cash advantage,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Michael Shepherd, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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