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  The Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 30, 2023 at 4:03 PM

Please help us support Lewiston ❤️

Maine Democratic Party This goes beyond politics.       Dear John,   As Mainers, the horrific mass shootings that occurred in Lewiston on Wednesday evening touched us all and have left us all reeling. Our hearts are with the people of Lewiston, the victims, and their families in this momen…
  Annina Breen, Maine Dems · [email protected]
September 21, 2023 at 5:23 PM

Susan Collins’ Bikini “Protest” 👙

Maine Democratic Party Don’t let Swimsuit Susan bury the lead.       Hello John,   You may have seen the headlines:    Bangor Daily: Susan Collins protests dress code change, saying she will ‘wear a bikini’ NY Post: Susan Collins jokes she’ll ‘wear a bikini’ in protest of ‘Fetterman Rule’:…
  Annina Breen, Maine Dems · [email protected]
September 14, 2023 at 9:43 PM

🚨Red Alert🚨 Republicans Admit “There’s Just No Evidence”

Maine Democratic Party       Dear John,   On Tuesday, Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that he was directing three House committees to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden - despite the lack of any evidence - and even Republican lawmakers are calling him out.     As Kevin McCa…
  The Maine Dems · [email protected]
September 11, 2023 at 8:36 PM

We have a Nazi problem

Maine Democratic Party and they’re coming to a town near you.       John,   Maine has a Nazi problem, and they’re coming to a town near you.   The leader of a neo-Nazi group called the “Blood Tribe” has purchased land in Maine to build a white supremacist camp where his followers can network…
  Tim Grose, Maine Dems · [email protected]
August 31, 2023 at 12:12 PM

📩 Open before midnight 📩

Maine Democratic Party Give this email a read before midnight tonight.       Dear John,   I’m emailing you this morning because we still haven't hit our August fundraising goal.   Things are heating up fast in the race for 2024, and Maine is about to be a battleground state once again. We at t…
  Annina Breen, Maine Dems · [email protected]
August 24, 2023 at 8:31 PM

President Biden comes to Maine, don’t forget your ticket, fighting back against hate, and more. Your ME Dems newsletter!

Maine Democratic Party       Dear John,   Last Saturday was the 2023 Muskie Lobster Bake!   We’re grateful to everyone who was able to join us, especially to our speakers: Ken Martin, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee and Chair of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Hous…
  Annina Breen, Maine Dems · [email protected]
August 3, 2023 at 8:38 PM

President Biden comes to Maine, don’t forget your ticket, fighting back against hate, and more. Your ME Dems newsletter!

Maine Democratic Party       Dear John,   Last Friday, President Biden visited Maine to talk about his economic vision for the country at Auburn Manufacturing Inc. The President’s economic policies, collectively dubbed “Bidenomics,” are rebuilding our economy from the bottom up and middle out…
  Julian Rogers, Maine Dems · [email protected]
July 10, 2023 at 2:24 PM

Maine Dems Pride Month Video!

Maine Democratic Party Watch our Pride Month video recap now!       Dear John,   This month I sat down with LGBTQ+ activists, elected officials, and local party members from across the state to talk about what Pride means to them and what we can all do to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community in M…
  Jacob Stern, Maine Dems · [email protected]
May 23, 2023 at 6:31 PM

Standing up to hate, staffing update, volunteer opportunities and more! Your ME Dems newsletter!

Maine Democratic Party     Dear John, As you may have already heard, last week, a known white nationalist organization sent unsolicited mailings to at least two Maine Democratic county committee volunteer groups. Similar mailings were sent to at least eight Democratic lawmakers last month. As …
  Tim Grose, Maine Dems · [email protected]
February 21, 2023 at 2:17 PM

The GOP’s latest attack on Maine schools

Maine Democratic Party Help us keep right wing extremism out of our schools     Hello John, While Democrats are focused on balancing school budgets and making sure students have access to healthy meals, extreme GOP activists are more concerned with banning books and bringing national culture wa…
  The Maine Dems · [email protected]
February 16, 2023 at 3:46 PM

Get your tickets for OUR Chair’s Welcome

Maine Democratic Party Happening in-person for the first time since 2019!     Hi John, We are excited to announce our 2023 Chair’s Welcome is scheduled for Thursday, March 30th at 5:30pm, held in person for the first time since 2019! Reserve Your Spot Please join us at Three of Strong in…
  Bev Uhlenhake · [email protected]
February 13, 2023 at 5:46 PM

We’re breaking records

Maine Democratic Party Democratic women are leading our state     Hello John, Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which means today is (unofficially) “Gal-entine’s Day” – an opportunity to celebrate fellow women. From friends, to coworkers, to our elected officials, there are so many amazing Maine wom…
  Tim Grose · [email protected]
February 9, 2023 at 3:27 PM

Announcing our 2023 Municipal Organizing Program!

Maine Democratic Party Local organizing is the key to future success     Hi John, Two years ago, the Maine Democratic Party launched a “Sixteen County Tour” where we solicited feedback from volunteers and local leaders. One of the big themes raised across multiple forums was the importance of r…
  Jacob Stern · [email protected]
February 8, 2023 at 5:39 PM

Last chance to sign Drew Gattine’s thank you card

Maine Democratic Party We’re inviting all Maine Democrats to join us in signing Drew’s “thank you” card, so we can let him know just how much we appreciate what he’s done for our party!     Hi John, Just wanted to make sure you had a chance to sign Drew Gattine’s thank you card. We want to make…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
February 6, 2023 at 1:57 PM

Psst.. sign Drew Gattine’s thank you card

Maine Democratic Party We’re inviting all Maine Democrats to join us in signing Drew’s “thank you” card, so we can let him know just how much we appreciate what he’s done for our party!     Hi John, We’re inviting all Maine Democrats to join us in signing a “thank you” card for our former chair…
  Bev Uhlenhake · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 3:28 PM

Introducing our new Executive Director...

Maine Democratic Party Organizing, fundraising, and managing messaging across all sixteen counties is no small task.     Hello John, I am thrilled to announce that, starting immediately, Tim Grose will be leading our staff as the next Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party. I know man…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 5:17 PM

ME GOP elects new, extreme leadership

Maine Democratic Party MAGA Republicans’ grip on their party is growing every year     Hi John, On Saturday afternoon, Maine Republicans voted to oust longtime GOP Chair Demi Kouzounas. Instead, the GOP State Committee elected former legislator Joel Stetkis of Cannan. Here are 4 facts you shoul…
  Julian Rogers · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 6:49 PM

Every Mainer deserves a seat at the table

Maine Democratic Party I was hoping I could quickly introduce myself today. Although I had the chance to meet many of you during the 2022 election cycle, for those of you I have yet to cross paths with, my name is Bev Uhlenhake.     Good afternoon friends, If it’s alright, I was hoping to take…
  Bev Uhlenhake · [email protected]
January 23, 2023 at 5:18 PM

Honored to lead the Maine Democratic Party

Maine Democratic Party I was hoping I could quickly introduce myself today. Although I had the chance to meet many of you during the 2022 election cycle, for those of you I have yet to cross paths with, my name is Bev Uhlenhake.     Hello friends, I was hoping I could quickly introduce myself …
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
January 19, 2023 at 9:02 PM

Maine Republicans’ latest attempt to restrict abortion

Maine Democratic Party     John, did you see the news this week? While Governor Mills and other Democrats have announced plans to help Mainers seeking abortions due to extreme medical situations, Republicans responded with scorn. Just this month, GOP legislators filed nearly a dozen bills to r…
  Jacob Stern, Maine Dems · [email protected]
January 9, 2023 at 8:01 PM

“A historic embarrassment”

Maine Democratic Party     John, did you follow the failed attempts by Republicans in Congress to elect a Speaker of the House last week? In case you missed it, despite Republicans controlling a narrow majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, the GOP failed on fourteen successive attempt…
  The Maine Dems · [email protected]
January 5, 2023 at 6:30 PM

We won’t leave Mainers in the cold

Maine Democratic Party Yesterday’s vote was a big win for the Maine people     Good morning John, In case you missed it, yesterday Maine Democrats delivered a big win: passing bipartisan emergency heating legislation that will help keep Mainers warn this winter. Thanks to Democratic leaders i…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
November 16, 2022 at 3:15 AM

Trump announces 2024 run

Maine Democratic Party The fight back starts now.     John, It’s official — Trump has announced he’s running for president again in 2024. Our country and our state are still recovering from Trump’s first four years as president. Congress is still investigating the extent of his involvement i…
  Drew Gattine, Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 9, 2022 at 3:58 PM

Thank you, John

Maine Democratic Party This fight wouldn’t be possible without you.     Thank you, John. In many ways, elections are like marathons. The key isn’t just to keep the pace, but you need to finish strong as well. And let me tell you, we finished strong this year – with record turnout across the st…
  Gaetan Davis, Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 8, 2022 at 2:30 PM

It’s not too late to make an impact

Maine Democratic Party We’re still talking to voters.     John, Today is it — Election Day 2022! Polls are open until 8:00 pm, which means that we still have crucial time ahead of us for a final push of voter outreach to keep up momentum all day. We’re only $3,529 short from our Election Day g…
  Drew Gattine, Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 7, 2022 at 6:01 PM

Why I’m asking you, John

Maine Democratic Party Tomorrow is our biggest fight yet.     John, I wrote to you one year ago and told you that I wanted you to wake up on November 8, 2022 feeling confident that you did everything you could to keep Paul LePage and the GOP’s divisiveness out of Maine politics. Now, we’re fin…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 6, 2022 at 4:30 PM

our most important deadline yet

Maine Democratic Party We’re counting on you.     John, Election Day is only two days away and political experts are still calling Maine a toss-up. Sabato’s Crystal Ball declared Maine “one of the GOP’s prime opportunities for a legislative takeover.” In just over 48 hours, polls will close. Y…
  Drew Gattine, Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 4, 2022 at 7:41 PM

LePage: “I am pro-life. I’ve attended pro-life rallies.”

Maine Democratic Party We need pro-choice politicians.     John, Last night was the final gubernatorial debate and it cemented what Mainers already know: Paul LePage will take Maine backwards and put us all at risk. Mainers just can’t trust Paul LePage. LePage got on stage last night, proudly …
  [email protected] · [email protected]
November 3, 2022 at 11:09 PM

BREAKING: Ron DeSantis endorses Paul LePage

Maine Democratic Party Keep Florida’s politics out of Maine.     John, Just hours before the final Maine gubernatorial debate, radical Republican Ron DeSantis took to Twitter to rally support for Paul LePage. As Governor of Florida, DeSantis has passed extreme laws — like banning all abortions…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 3, 2022 at 3:05 PM

New $600k dark money attack – can you help fight back?

Maine Democratic Party We have less than one week.     John, There’s less than one week until the election and dark money groups are ramping up their attacks on Janet Mills and Maine Democrats. An out-of-state anti-LGBTQ+ group is spending more than $600,000 to blast a hateful, deceitful, and …
  Gaetan Davis, Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 2, 2022 at 4:09 PM

still a toss-up

Maine Democratic Party We can’t risk slowing down.     John, Election pundits consider the Maine State Legislature a “toss-up” this year. That means we only have days to keep talking to voters or risk a GOP takeover of Maine’s politics. Maine is one of the only toss-up states this year. From i…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
November 1, 2022 at 6:26 PM

One week countdown

Maine Democratic Party The clock is ticking.     This is it John – one week until Election Day. This is a pivotal moment in our fight for Maine’s future. If we want to defeat Paul LePage and his extreme Republican allies, we can’t risk leaving anything on the table during this final stretch. W…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 31, 2022 at 7:25 PM

We need 33 donors TONIGHT

Maine Democratic Party Time is running out to get your donation in before midnight.     Let us make this brief. Tonight is our LAST fundraising deadline before Election Day. Our LAST chance to hit our goal and send a message to LePage and the Maine GOP that we won’t go back. And we’re still 33…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 30, 2022 at 10:15 PM

We still need 200 donors

Maine Democratic Party There are only 9 days left until Election Day.     John, The time is here — we finally have the chance to stop Paul LePage once and for all and re-elect a pro-choice, pro-democracy governor here in Maine. There are only NINE days left until Election Day and only ONE day b…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 29, 2022 at 3:15 PM

this election is closer than you think

Maine Democratic Party “resurgent” GOP gaining momentum before Election Day     USA TODAY: ‘Republican support rises ahead of Election Day’ John, New polls show that Republicans are gaining momentum with less than two weeks left to go. The GOP is “resurgent” — and renewing their hopes of a red …
  Drew Gattine, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 28, 2022 at 12:32 AM

Maine deserves better than Paul LePage

Maine Democratic Party His leadership style hurts us.     John, Paul LePage’s leadership style has made headlines in Maine and across the country for over 10 years. Who can forget when the former governor left a voicemail calling me “a socialist c*cksucker” and challenged me to a duel? He’s st…
  Jacob Stern, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 26, 2022 at 7:09 PM

LePage caught in his lies — again

Maine Democratic Party Here’s the truth on LePage’s election denial.     John, Paul LePage is lying once again. This time LePage is attempting to cover up his past comments about the election being “stolen.” Watch the video where we catch LePage in a bold-faced lie — then donate now to keep Mai…
  Drew Gattine · [email protected]
October 25, 2022 at 4:08 PM

last night’s debate

Maine Democratic Party Paul LePage is wrong for Maine.     John, At last night’s debate, Janet Mills proved once again why she is the right choice in this election. And Paul LePage? Constant lies. Personal attacks. Ignorance on the issues. Still supporting failed policies. LePage reminded us of…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 23, 2022 at 10:30 PM

we need 42 people from xxxxxx

Maine Democratic Party We’re still short.     John, Tomorrow night is the next gubernatorial debate and we are still short of our goal. Dark money groups are backing Paul LePage and ready to prop up his baseless attacks on Governor Mills and Maine Democrats. We need your help fighting back. We…
  Gaetan Davis, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 22, 2022 at 2:32 PM

What will LePage say next?

Maine Democratic Party Tomorrow’s debate.     John, During the last gubernatorial debate Paul LePage made national headlines for his bungled abortion answer and for repeating debunked conspiracy theories and lies.. If you missed it last time, Monday night is the second televised debate and you…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
October 21, 2022 at 9:15 PM

“Is Maine ready to welcome back the ‘Trump before Trump’?”

Maine Democratic Party LePage's legacy.     “This is not a new LePage. This is the old LePage.” John, No matter how much Paul LePage tries to run from the past, Mainers aren’t ready to forget “Trump before Trump.” And we’re not the only ones — The Guardian released a new article this week high…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM

we need your help to fight dark money

Maine Democratic Party GOP mega-donors are standing by LePage.     John, National right-wing groups are using sketchy tactics to spend almost $1 million worth of dark money on ads to attack Governor Mills and prop up Paul LePage. This isn’t the first time this dark money group has engaged in q…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 19, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Here’s how we protect abortion

Maine Democratic Party We can’t leave anything up to chance.     John, President Biden has made it clear: the best way to protect abortion for millions of Americans is to codify protections into law. If we elect a pro-choice majority this November, the first bill he sends to Congress will codif…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
October 15, 2022 at 2:30 PM

don’t wait

Maine Democratic Party     John, This is our last mid-month goal before Election Day and we are still $1,284 short. We need to hit every goal between now and November 8th to stay on track and keep Paul LePage and the MAGA Maine GOP out of our politics. Will you help us protect the future of Ma…
  Gaetan Davis, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 14, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Tax breaks for Paul LePage, but not for Mainers

Maine Democratic Party     John, In case you missed it, last month the New York Times dropped a bombshell report revealing that while Paul LePage was governor, he claimed a homestead exemption on his home in Florida while trying to eliminate the same tax exemption for 200,000+ Mainers. That’s …
  Megan Hyson, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 13, 2022 at 2:03 PM

Paul LePage gets backing of radical anti-abortion group

Maine Democratic Party An anti-abortion endorsement.     John, A dangerous anti-abortion group in Maine has doubled-down on their endorsement of Paul LePage. The Christian Civic League declared “Paul LePage as the clear choice for voters who are committed to the sanctity of life here in Maine.”…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 12, 2022 at 5:56 PM

Maine’s biggest bully

Maine Democratic Party October is Bullying Prevention Month     John, October is National Bullying Prevention Month, but that hasn’t stopped Maine’s biggest bully from being a national embarrassment. Paul LePage spent eight years as governor shouting slurs, threatening violence, and bull-dozing…
  [email protected] · [email protected]
October 11, 2022 at 9:03 PM

Maine people can’t trust Paul LePage with abortion rights

Maine Democratic Party Portland Press Herald: Abortion rights are on the ballot     John, During last week’s debate, Paul LePage tried to downplay the likelihood that he and his Maine GOP allies would restrict Maine women’s abortion rights. According to LePage, when he was governor, “never onc…
  Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 9, 2022 at 7:03 PM

Less than a month to go

Maine Democratic Party Here's what we've been up to     John, Election Day is less than a month away and Maine Dems have been organizing across the state, talking to voters, and helping us protect the future of our state. We’ve been organizing in every corner of Maine since the beginning of the…
  Jacob Stern, Maine Dems · [email protected]
October 7, 2022 at 4:29 PM

LePage’s top 5 lies from Tuesday night

Maine Democratic Party     John, Tuesday night’s debate showed us once again that Paul LePage hasn’t changed one bit. He won’t hesitate to distort the truth and outright lie if he thinks it will help him score political points. And that’s just what he did on Tuesday. For voters, keeping track …