Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations,
Elections and Commissions
|2008 Maine Congressional and Statewide Results
Third Party Filing Deadline: 12/14/07, Republican Presidential Caucus: 2/3/08, Democratic Presidential Caucus: 2/10/08, Primary Filing Deadline: 3/15/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/2/08, Primary: 6/10/08, Presidential Filing Deadline: 8/8/08, Write-in Deadline: 11/1/08, General Election 11/4/08,
Last Updated: November 29, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, State Media,|
|President, 53.6% in '04 for Kerry, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Obama, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Obama, Cook Political Report: Solid Obama, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe / Likely Obama, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Obama,
|U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 57.7%,
||U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 40.4%,
||consumer activist Ralph Nader (I-CT) 1.5%,|
|ex-U.S. Rep. Cynthia A. McKinney (G-CA) 0.4%,|
|ex-U.S. Rep. Robert L. "Bob" Barr (WI-GA),
Minister Charles O. "Chuck" Baldwin (WI-FL),|
|Senator, 58.4% in '02, 2nd term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, National Journal's Rankings: 6th Most Likely to Switch Parties, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Clear Republican Advantage, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican,
|U.S. Rep. Thomas H. "Tom" Allen (D) 38.6%,
||Susan M. Collins (R) 61.3%,
||write-in votes 0.1%, psychologist Herbert J. Hoffman (WI), |
|1st Congressional District, 60.5% in '06, 6th term, Thomas H. "Tom" Allen (D) running for U.S. Senate, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Democrat Favored, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe Democrat,
|'02 Senate nominee / ex-Common Cause president Rochelle "Chellie" Pingree (D) 54.9%,
||'94 candidate / '04 nominee / ex-St. Sen. Charles E. "Charlie" Summers, Jr. (R) 45.1%,
|2nd Congressional District, 70.5% in '06, 3rd term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
|Michael H. Michaud (D) 67.4%,
||Selectman John N. Frary (R) 32.6%,
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
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