Maine Caucuses Begin, to Run for Full Week

Saturday, 04 Feb 2012 07:43 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
 Overshadowed by Nevada, the Maine’s caucuses also began Saturday, Politico reports.

Most of Maine’s caucuses will be held on Saturday, but they continue through next week and the results won’t be announced until Saturday, Feb. 11.

But it's a straw poll, for the most part, because delegates aren’t awarded until the state convention in May, Politico reports.

So far, the only Republican hopeful to have visited Maine this cycle is Ron Paul. Paul and Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who won the state four years ago, are considered the heavy favorites.

Maine Republicans say it’s a two-man race between Paul and Romney, Politico says. Charlie Webster, chairman of the Maine Republican Party, said Romney is an established brand in the state, with a reputation boosted by his tenure as governor of nearby Massachusetts. 




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Democrats Keep Obama at Distance Ahead of Mid-Term Elections

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 22:00 PM

Barack Obama's Democrats are walking a tightrope 10 weeks before US congressional elections: do they solicit the unpopul . . .

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Iowa Scandal

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 21:55 PM

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving  . . .

Obama: GOP Captive to Ideologically Rigid Group

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 21:17 PM

President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologic . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved