NEWS from February 2016
Previous month's news
Governor unzips ziki fly, exposes himself...
...to continuing charges of ignorance, racism and bigotry at Freeport "town hall" meeting when he said (see MPBN News 02/17):
"Asylum seekers - I think the biggest problem in our state - and I’ll explain that to you...What happens is you get hepatitis C, tuberculosis, AIDS, HIV, the 'ziki fly,' all these other foreign type of diseases that find a way to our land...".
He didn't opine on whether they might "impregnate a young, white girl", though, as he suggested that New York drug dealers do.
State Senator Dave Miramant...
has declared his candidacy for a second term. He is currently collecting signatures for his ballot petition and $5 contributions to qualify for Maine Clean Elections funding.
Voters in all of Knox County, except Washington, may make a qualifying contribution online. Click the Contribute button, enter your name and address, and pick Dave from the list of eligible candidates.
DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUNICIPAL CAUCUSES
...ARE SUNDAY, MARCH 6
See our Caucus page
for your meeting place and time, and other details.
MATINICUS CAUCUS CONVENER STILL NEEDED
Matinicus needs someone to convene their Municipal Caucus on March 6th. Contact Bruce Hodsdon if you can help (firstname.lastname@example.org, 372-6535) See our Caucus page.
In other news...
- March 6 (Sunday): Maine Democratic Municipal Caucuses
- March 13 (Sunday): Snow date for Knox County Caucuses
- May 6 - 7 (Fri - Sat): Maine Democratic State Convention, Portland
- July 25 - 28 (Mon - Thu): Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia
ABSENTEE BALLOTS are available to vote your Presidential Candidate preference if you can't attend your caucus. Request one here. Mail it to arrive in Augusta by 2 March.