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The Boston Globe


New slate of prominent Maine officials facing vote

AUGUSTA, Maine — The list of candidates for four of Maine’s top state offices will get shorter Tuesday when newly elected lawmakers gather by political party and nominate their choices. The winners may be some familiar faces.

It is virtually guaranteed that all three Republicans occupying the so-called constitutional offices — Attorney General William Schneider, Secretary of State Charlie Summers, and Treasurer Bruce Poliquin — will lose their jobs now that the Democrats have recaptured majorities in the House and Senate.

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