The four candidates hoping to be Maine’s next governor are set to appear together for the first time Monday at a forum on workforce development at the Lewiston-Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
Democrat Janet Mills, Republican Shawn Moody and independents Terry Hayes and Alan Caron have all confirmed their appearance at the 4:30 event at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston.
In the two most recent independent Maine polls, Moody, a businessman from Gorham, and Mills, Maine’s attorney general, were locked in a dead heat.
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Only one of the candidates for House District 65 says she is related to a former U.S. President, but the two women squaring off this November have at least one thing in common: their birthday.
That’s not where the similarities end with Republican Amy Arata and Democrat Misty Coolidge, both of New Gloucester. They both own small businesses, both are originally from central Maine, both are married with three children, and both joke about being mistaken for one another by voters.
But in their race to replace Rep. Ellie Espling in a seat that represents New Gloucester and part of Poland in the Maine House of Representatives, the two candidates differ on whether they’d follow in Espling’s footsteps. Keep reading
Meet the candidates for selectman this Thursday, May 31 from 7 to 9 PM at the Meetinghouse. Candidates are Linda Chase, Steve Hawthorne and Karen Gilles.
Community members have submitted questions which have been incorporated into the topic-based, moderated forum format. The audience can also ask questions live.
The Forum will be broadcast on Channel 3, and can be streamed after the event.
We hope to see you there!
The Candidates and Referendum Issues Forum Committee