Maine League of Young Voters Announces 2012 Official Candidate Endorsements

Posted on September 27, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

The Maine League of Young Voters has released their list of candidate endorsements 9see below); one surprise was that they chose not to endorse a US Senate candidate at all. Via email blast:

    We have officially made our endorsements for the November 6th election!

    Just scroll down for a full list of our endorsements for each issue and race.

    Our Process:

    All volunteers who’ve given us eight hours of their time over the past year were invited to vote on who we decided to endorse at our annual Project Vote meeting, held last night.

    Our elections committee formulated a questionnaire and only candidates who answered that questionnaire were eligible for our endorsement. We’ll have all of the questionnaires available on our website early next week.

    If you have any further questions, we have tons of great resources over on our website, as well.

    Want to help make our endorsements next year? Then come hang out and volunteer with us for eight hours over the course of the next year — and get started today!

Here’s a full list of our endorsements!

President – Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D)

US Senate – no endorsement

US House – Chellie Pingree (D)

State Senate District 7 – Rebecca Millett (D)

State Senate District 8 – Justin Alfond (D)

State Senate District 9 – Anne Haskell (D)

State House District 113 – Mark Dion (D)

State House District 114 – Peter Stuckey (D)

State House District – Erik Jorgensen (D)

State House District – Denise Harlow (D)

State House District – Richard Farnsworth (D)

State House District – Matt Moonen (D)

State House District – Ben Chipman (I)

State House District – Diane Russell (D)

State House District – Terry Morrison (D)

State House District 123 – Scott Hamman (D)

State House District 124 – Candidates did not return questionnaire

Portland City Council At-Large – Wells Lyons

Portland City Council District 1 – Kevin Donoghue

Portland City Council District 2 – Dave Marshall

Portland School Board At-Large – Sarah Thompson

Portland School Board District 1 – Jenna Vendil

Portland School Board District 2 – Holly Seeliger

Portland Water District – Nisha Swinton

Ballot Question 1 – YES

Ballot Question 2 – YES

Ballot Question 3 – YES

Ballot Question 4 – YES

Ballot Question 5 – YES

Local Ballot Question – YES

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