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Maine elections, 2010

Elections will be held in Maine on November 2, 2010. Primary elections took place on June 8, 2010 for the Democratic Party, Republican Party, and Green Party.

Federal

United States House

Both of Maine's seats in the United States House of Representatives will be up for election in 2010. In District 1, Democratic incumbent Chellie Pingree will face Republican Dean Peter Scontras, co-owner of an alternative energy company. In District 2, Democratic incumbent Mike Michaud will face Republican Jason John Levesque, founder of direct-response marketing firm Argo Marketing.[1]

State

Governor

Incumbent Governor John Baldacci is term-limited and could not run for re-election in 2010. Republican Paul LePage narrowly beat Independent Eliot Cutler in the 5-way race.

State Senate

All 35 seats of the Maine Senate will be up for election in 2010.[2]

State House of Representatives

All 151 seats in the Maine House of Representatives are up for election in 2010.[2][3]

Judicial positions

Multiple judicial positions will be up for election in 2010.

Ballot measures

Five measures were approved in the June 8 election. Three measures will appear on the November 2 general election ballot:
1. conservation bonds
2. dental care bonds
3. a casino in Oxford

Local

County races

The following county offices, which vary depending on the county, are up for election in 2010: Judge of Probate, Register of Probate, County Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, District Attorney and County Commissioner.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Maine 2010 Midterm Elections". The Green Papers. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Upcoming Elections". Maine Secretary of State. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ Candidates for the June 8, 2010, Primary Election for the Maine House of Representatives

External links

  • Elections & Voting from the Maine Secretary of State
  • Candidates for Maine State Offices at Project Vote Smart
  • Maine Polls at Pollster.com
  • Maine Congressional Races in 2010 campaign finance data from OpenSecrets.org
  • Maine 2010 campaign finance data from Follow the Money
  • Imagine Election - Find out which candidates will appear on your ballot - search by address or zip code.
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