TMP Podcast #7 – Maine’s Election Process Part I: The Municipal Players, Election Day & Absentee Voting

This episode goes in deep on Maine’s Election process at the municipal level.  I explain the specific roles and responsibilities of those involved in pulling of a Maine Election on both Election Day & the 3 Months of Absentee Voting leading up to Election Day.

We get even deeper exploring the rules around 3rd parties helping voters cast absentee, how “Get Out The Vote” groups get your address and the legality of making copies of blank ballots vs. making copies of completed ballots.

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TMP Podcast #6 – New England Clean Energy Connect Project Part II: The Companies Pushing for the Project

This is Part II of the TMP Podcast’s analysis of the NECEC Project.  In this episode we focus on the 5 companies pushing for this project.  We go over their history, subsidiaries and what their presence within New England’s energy market looks like.  Find Episode Sources HERE

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TMP Podcast #5 – New England Clean Energy Connect Analysis Part I: How the NECEC Got Legs

This episode is the first part in a series looking at the New England Clean Energy Connect Project.  In this part, we look at how, exactly, a project like the NECEC gets legs in the first place.  How does New England’s wholesale electricity market work & what’s happening in Massachusetts to spur this project forward?  Show Sources Listed Here

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TMP Podcast #4 Who Voted for Joe Biden & What’s Counting Our Votes?

In this episode we use Maine’s secretary of state election data to find exactly where Biden’s surge in support came from by taking a close look at the top 5 counties where his boost in support came from exactly..  We also take a look at the vote tabulator machines used by over half of Maine’s communities and their known security issues. Find Episode Sources Here

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TMP Podcast #3 – Election Follow-Up: Finding Biden’s Base

Biden got record breaking support in Maine in the November election and in this episode. we’re going to dig at where, exactly, his support came from. We’ll take a hard look at the Associated Press election projections and also take a look at voter registration changes and party enrollment shifts in Maine since the 2016 Presidential election.  Find Episode Sources Here

NOTE:  The original audio for this episode sounded awful.  I tried cleaning it up a few weeks after publishing but decided to just re-record the entire episode. Its a near exact word-for-word copy except for a couple of exceptions.  While going over the notes, I found a mistake with some of my AP analysis figures I discuss.  The mistakes were not significant and the corrections do not detract from any conclusions and may actually strengthen them.

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TMP Podcast #2 – Maine’s November 3rd Election Results Shakedown

Posted On: 11/16/2020

On the second episode of The Maine Polis Podcast we take a in depth look at the result in Maine’s November 3rd Election.  Starting with what’s changed and what’s staying the same in Maine’s legislature and then we’ll examine the results of Maine’s federal elections.…

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TMP Podcast #1 – Sara Gideon’s Time at the State House

On the first episode of the Maine Polis Podcast we take a closer look at Sara Gideon's record in the Maine's State House.  Gideon is running for a senate seat against incumbent Susan Collins, Lisa Savage & Max Lin.
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