Maine 2018 Primary Analysis and Maps: Are there signs of the “Blue Wave” coming to Maine?

On June 12, 2018, Maine held primary elections to determine the Democratic and Republican nominees for Governor, the Democratic nominee for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, and nominees for several state legislative districts. These were the first elections to be held under ranked-choice voting (RCV) since it had been approved in a referendum in 2016 (more … More Maine 2018 Primary Analysis and Maps: Are there signs of the “Blue Wave” coming to Maine?

What on Earth Happened in 2016, Part 3 – Maine Presidential Election and Ballot Referendums

Maine was a bit off the radar in the run-up to the 2016 elections – despite it being one of only two states that split their electoral votes by congressional district, and despite polls showing that the previously Democratic 2nd District could go to Trump, it was mostly ignored by political analysts in favor of … More What on Earth Happened in 2016, Part 3 – Maine Presidential Election and Ballot Referendums

Maine Maps

[Updated February 2019] The four years when I went to college in Maine provided me with a strong insight into the fascinating political geography of the Pine Tree State. Here are several maps that I have made: I have also made maps of Maine for: 2008, 2012, and 2016 Presidential elections, and comparisons between them 2008, … More Maine Maps