LePage Appoints Chief Counsel to District Court

Governor Paul LePage announced a slew of court nominations in a release today. Most of them are renominations of judges already on the bench, but they also include the elevating of Dan Billings, his administration’s Chief Legal Counsel, to a seat on the District Court.

Billings is a longtime Republican lawyer, activist and online commenter and was once termed “the Darth Vader of recounts,” a title he wears proudly.

Mike Tipping

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Mike writes about Maine politics and policy with a focus on analysis and explanation. He works at the Maine People's Alliance and Maine People's Resource Center, writes a political column for the Portland Press Herald