Maine congressman ends legal challenge to opponent’s victory

U.S. 12/24/18, 16:57

New England's last remaining Republican congressman ended his legal battle Monday challenging the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine's new voting system.U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said in a statement posted on Facebook that he still considers the ranked-choice system confusing. He said he wishes the best for Democrat Rep.-elect ...

Laborious recount starts in Maine’s ranked-balloting race

Politics 12/06/18, 16:42

A recount that promises to be long and laborious began Thursday in a Maine congressional race that used a new voting system where voters rank candidates.State election officials started the recount, requested by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the 2nd Congressional District. The process of manually recounting the ballots ...

Congressman seeks new election if outcome is not overturned

Politics 11/28/18, 16:55

Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is asking a federal judge to order a new election if he declines to invalidate Maine's new voting system and declare Poliquin the winner. Judge Lance Walker declined to stop the ballot-counting process in which Democrat Jared Golden was declared the winner in the nation's first ...

Maine election officials near final tally in US House race

U.S. 11/15/18, 10:32

Maine election officials are preparing for final tabulations in the first congressional election to be decided by ranked balloting even as they await a federal judge's ruling on a request to halt the tallies.The secretary of state declined a request by Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin to stop the election ...

Marine, businessman battle in unusual congressional district

Business 10/10/18, 10:27

Democrat Jared Golden, who served in the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, wields a bolt-action rifle in a television ad in his campaign against two-term Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin.Golden accuses Poliquin of taking potshots. Then he hits the bullseye.The 36-year-old Democrat is following a political playbook that Democrats have adopted ...

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