Democrats showed a greater willingness to get to the polls for their party’s competitive gubernatorial primary than Republicans did Tuesday, demonstrating expected enthusiasm from the party currently out of the Blaine House.
Republicans had about 33 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the governor’s race, compared with 38 percent of Democrats, based on preliminary results tabulated by the Bangor Daily News.
That’s a flip from 2010, the most recent race for governor with no incumbent among the contenders. But Democrats in 2018 didn’t match Republicans’ enthusiasm eight years ago. In that race, 48 percent of Republicans turned out and the …read more
Source: Bangor Daily News