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Maine election official takes exception with No Labels signup tactics

May. 12, 2023 12:53 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s top election official has sent a cease-and-desist letter to No Labels over petition tactics that could confuse voters into enrolling in the political party while mistakenly thinking they’re signing a petition. No Labels, which is seeking to...

New Twitter rules expose election offices to spoof accounts

May. 06, 2023 08:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tracking down accurate information about Philadelphia's elections on Twitter used to be easy. The account for the city commissioners who run elections, @phillyvotes, was the only one carrying a blue check mark, a sign of authenticity. But ever since the social media...

Court: Maine must redo ballot language about power question

Mar. 10, 2023 14:22 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine court is requiring the secretary of state to reword a ballot question about the future of utility service in the state over concerns the current language could mislead voters. Maine voters are expected to participate in a November referendum about a...