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Recent Press2021-11-16T17:34:01-05:00

Opinion: Maine business should join effort to end foreign interference in our elections

Just two years ago, we in Maine celebrated two centuries of statehood — two centuries of Mainers making local decisions for ourselves. Maine has always had an independent streak, especially with regards to politics. While Maine enjoyed the third-highest voter turnout rate in the nation in 2020, it is also one of a shrinking number of purple states whose voters tend to chart an independent course. Sadly, that independence is ...

April 21, 2022|

Steve Greve: Referendum would prevent foreign influence of Maine elections

...We must do everything that we can do to protect our state and elections from undue foreign influence, therefore I was proud to sign the Protect Maine Elections referendum and close this dangerous loophole, I urge my fellow Mainers to do the same. We must never allow foreign concerns to tamper with or influence our business. To sign, please get involved or learn more, please visit protectmaineelections.com. Read the full ...

April 8, 2022|

Rep. Jennifer Poirier: Foreign governments exploit Maine election loophole

...Hydro-Quebec, and by extension the government of Quebec, withheld pertinent information during the permitting process for the CMP corridor, it then abused a loophole in our law to try to sway the outcome of a referendum directly initiated by Mainers with ads chalk full of unsubstantiated claims that appear to have been false, and now the company has refused to accept our law and constitution. It’s no surprise to those ...

February 17, 2022|

Dick Woodbury: Protect Maine elections from foreign influence

... The monstrosity of money in politics, the increasingly dark money in politics and now even foreign government money in politics have ballooned not just to a grotesque level, but also a level that literally threatens the American experiment that has defined our country since its formation. While Maine voters cannot fix the whole problem, we can address this last issue: foreign government spending on Maine ballot questions. Petitions are now ...

February 10, 2022|

Ken Fredette on WVOM

Hon. Ken Fredette joined George Hale and Ric Tyler on WVOM on February 9 to discuss his resent BDN column in support of the Protect Maine Elections referendum effort. Listen Here

February 9, 2022|

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