World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Maine elections, 2010

Article Id: WHEBN0026895643
Reproduction Date:

Title: Maine elections, 2010  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: North Carolina elections, 2010, Nebraska elections, 2010, Virginia's 11th congressional district election, 2010, Honolulu mayoral election, 2010, North Dakota elections, 2010
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Maine elections, 2010

Elections will be held in Maine on November 2, 2010. Primary elections took place on June 8, 2010 for the Democratic Party, Republican Party, and Green Party.


United States House

Both of Maine's seats in the United States House of Representatives will be up for election in 2010. In District 1, Democratic incumbent Chellie Pingree will face Republican Dean Peter Scontras, co-owner of an alternative energy company. In District 2, Democratic incumbent Mike Michaud will face Republican Jason John Levesque, founder of direct-response marketing firm Argo Marketing.[1]



Incumbent Governor John Baldacci is term-limited and could not run for re-election in 2010. Republican Paul LePage narrowly beat Independent Eliot Cutler in the 5-way race.

State Senate

All 35 seats of the Maine Senate will be up for election in 2010.[2]

State House of Representatives

All 151 seats in the Maine House of Representatives are up for election in 2010.[2][3]

Judicial positions

Multiple judicial positions will be up for election in 2010.

Ballot measures

Five measures were approved in the June 8 election. Three measures will appear on the November 2 general election ballot:
1. conservation bonds
2. dental care bonds
3. a casino in Oxford


County races

The following county offices, which vary depending on the county, are up for election in 2010: Judge of Probate, Register of Probate, County Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, District Attorney and County Commissioner.[2]


  1. ^ "Maine 2010 Midterm Elections". The Green Papers. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Upcoming Elections". Maine Secretary of State. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ Candidates for the June 8, 2010, Primary Election for the Maine House of Representatives

External links

  • Elections & Voting from the Maine Secretary of State
  • Candidates for Maine State Offices at Project Vote Smart
  • Maine Polls at
  • Maine Congressional Races in 2010 campaign finance data from
  • Maine 2010 campaign finance data from Follow the Money
  • Imagine Election - Find out which candidates will appear on your ballot - search by address or zip code.
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.