Big political news in the County on Tuesday, as State Senator Kevin Raye announced he’s entering the congressional race. News Source 8′s Gina DiPietro was at the kick-off event and explains why Senator Raye chose to make his big announcement in Presque Isle. Of course, Raye is hoping to unseat incumbent Democrat Mike Michaud.
A bill is floating around the state legislature and being reviewed regarding the idea of changing the state of Maine over from a caucus state to a primary state. Shawn Cunningham talks to two county political party leaders to see the pros and cons of such an idea.