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  • Incumbents hold Scarborough School Board seats

  • GOP House wins: Timmons over Denno, Chace unseats Graham

    CUMBERLAND — Republican Mike Timmons narrowly defeated Democrat Dale Denno, 2,472 to 2,446, Tuesday to win the state House District 45 seat. Meanwhile, Durham Republican Paul Chace unseated Rep. Anne Graham, D-North Yarmouth, 2,503 to 2,295, in House District 46. Timmons and D...

  • Gerzofsky beats back challengers in Senate District 24

    BRUNSWICK — Long-time state legislator Stan Gerzofsky won another term in the Maine Senate Tuesday in a three-way race to represent District 24. Gerzofsky, a Democrat, received 48 percent of the vote, beating back challenges from Republican Jennifer Johnson and Green Independent Fred...

  • Falmouth overwhelmingly backs $2.8M bond to expand library

    FALMOUTH — Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported the only referendum question on the town ballot, to finance half the funds needed to renovate and expand Falmouth Memorial Library. Unofficial results showed the $2.8 million bond referendum passed with more than 60 percent o...

  • Cooper, Gideon win re-election to Maine House

    YARMOUTH — Incumbent Democratic state Rep. Janice Cooper was re-elected Tuesday in House District 47.  Rep. Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, also won re-election in House District 48. Cooper defeated challenger Republican Rick Snow 2,759 to 2,236. District 47 consists...

  • Congress: Poliquin defeats Cain, Pingree breezes

    BANGOR — Republican Bruce Poliquin is projected by the Bangor Daily News to have defeated Democrat Emily Cain in the race to represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District. Independent Blaine Richardson was a distant third. In the 1st Congressional District, incumbent Democratic ...

  • Maine rejects ban on bear baiting

    PORTLAND — Maine voters have rejected a ban on bear baiting, trapping and hounding for the second time in 10 years. With almost half of precincts reporting Tuesday, “no” votes on Question 1 had secured an insurmountable lead of almost 20,000 votes. The outcome was ...

  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage wins second term; Michaud concedes

    LEWISTON — Gov. Paul LePage, the outspoken former businessman who rode a Republican wave into the governor’s mansion and late-night talk show jokes in 2010, has won re-election in Maine. Despite Democrats’ best efforts to turn the gubernatorial race into a referendum on t...

  • South Portland narrowly approves marijuana legalization

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Voters legalized marijuana on Election Day, joining Portland as the second city in the state to do so. The citizen-initiated referendum passed 6,326 to 5,755. The

  • 6 win unchallenged Cumberland County elections

    PORTLAND — Five incumbents in Cumberland County government, and one candidate aiming to regain a seat, all won their elections Tuesday. All were unopposed. District attorney Republican Stephanie Anderson won her sixth term in state Prosecutorial District 2. She was firs...