2010 Maine elections

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Elections were 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[edit]

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[edit]

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

State House of Representatives[edit]

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

Judicial positions[edit]

Multiple judicial positions will be up for election in 2010.

Ballot measures[edit]

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[edit]

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

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