Crown Politics

Candidates seek distance from LePage, each other in Portland debate

PORTLAND, Maine — Whoever wins the election to become Maine’s next governor, the temperament of the Blaine House occupant will be starkly different in 2019 than it has been for the past eight years.

That was one takeaway from Wednesday morning’s gubernatorial debate before the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, an event that kicked off a two-day sprint of debates for the four candidates trying to make lasting impressions on voters in the month or so before Election Day.

Republican Shawn Moody, Democrat Janet Mills and independents Alan Caron and Terry Hayes are also slated to make their cases in debates in Westbrook, Waterville and Rockland through Thursday night.

To read the rest of “Candidates seek distance from LePage, each other in Portland debate,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Seth Koenig, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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