Saturday, February 18, 2012

Maine caucus

  • EAST MACHIAS, Me. — Paul Madore, the chairman of Ron Paul's campaign in Maine, ate breakfast and looked over voting information on Saturday morning in a quaint inn in this small town in Washington County. For Mr.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • Republicans from more than two dozen towns in a Maine county are gathering for a presidential caucus that was postponed by bad weather, but its unclear whether their votes will be included in the partys official state tally.
  • (AP -
  • Maine does not like to do things by the book.
  • (New York Times)
  • The Maine caucuses are now the second Republican contest this year to have a result initially called for Mitt Romney, only to be brought into question.
  • (TPM)
  • After the epic fail of Iowa's caucuses—falsely naming Mitt Romney the winner for more than a month—now it looks like there's trouble brewing in the Maine caucuses as well. There's got to be a better way to pick a presidential nominee.
  • (Daily Beast)
  • in part due to a lull in national political events that made Maine the only state to watch and in part due to issues that some say have disenfranchised caucus-goers.
  • (Bangor Daily News)
  • Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Mitt Romney won a straw poll conducted as part of the Maine caucuses, rebounding from three losses earlier this week in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination.
  • (Businessweek)
  • What the headlines havent told you is that what happened in Maine is the messiest caucus Republicans have had so far, and it may not be over yet. Maine, is not a major state during national primaries.
  • Webster made the statement after acknowledging that votes would be added to the Maine caucus totals, while refusing to release them ahead of a Mar 10 state party meeting. "We don't want any more drama," he said.
  • (Examiner)

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