All posts by Mike Tipping

Mike Tipping

About Mike Tipping

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

Gov. LePage didn’t vote yesterday

Christopher Cousins | BDN

“Please be sure to do your civic duty and vote before the polls close tonight,” exhorted Governor Paul LePage on his official Facebook Page yesterday. Absentee voting records indicate, however, that he didn’t take his own advice. After getting a tip from a Democratic Party staffer, I took a look at the statewide absentee ballot […]

Yes we Cain, apparently

Brian Feulner | BDN

State Senator Emily Cain of Orono won the Democratic Primary for the Second Congressional District walking away last night, garnering around 70% of the vote over her opponent, fellow Senator Troy Jackson of Allagash. Throughout the race, Cain seemed to be playing in a different league from Jackson, leading by a wide margin in early […]