Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations,
Elections and Commissions
|2008 Maine Congressional and Presidential Primary 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: 8/15/08, Write-in Deadline: 11/1/08, General Election 11/4/08,
Last Updated: June 5, 2008
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|President, 53.6% in '04 for Kerry, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 59.47%,
U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 39.93%, uncommitted 0.51%, write-in 0.09%,
|ex-Gov. W. Mitt Romney (R-MA) 51.91%,
U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 21.14%, U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 18.69%, ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 5.83%, undecided 2.07%, write-in 0.19%, Fred D. Thompson (R-TN) 0.08%, Rudolph W. "Rudy" Giuliani (R-NY) 0.06%, Alan L. Keyes (R-MD) 0.02%,
|Green Party Nominee
|Senator, 58.4% in '02, 2nd term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Chris Cillizza: 8th Most Likely Seats to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, National Journal's Rankings: 6th Most Likely to Switch Parties, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Narrow Advantage Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Republican,
|U.S. Rep. Thomas H. "Tom" Allen (D) 85.2%,
High school administrator Tom Ledue (D) 14.8%,
|Susan M. Collins (R),
||psychologist Herbert J. Hoffman (I), |
|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,
|'02 Senate nominee / ex-Common Cause president Rochelle "Chellie" Pingree (D) 43.1%,
attorney Adam R. Cote (D) 28.9%, ex-St. Sen. Michael F. Brennan (D) 11.2%, St. Sen. Ethan K. Strimling (D) 10.9%, ex-St. Sen. / '00 Senate candidate Mark W. Lawrence (D) 4.7%, physician Stephen J. "Steve" Meister (D) 1.0%,
|'94 candidate / '04 nominee / ex-St. Sen. Charles E. "Charlie" Summers, Jr. (R) 59.5%,
businessman C. Peter "Dean" Scontras (R) 40.5%,
|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),
||Selectman John N. Frary (R),
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.
3. Key to Maine Political Parties: