Tag Archives: Michael Michaud

MAINE: Openly Gay Rep. Mike Michaud Loses To Incumbent Gov. Paul LePage

Michaud would have been the nation’s first out-at-election governor.

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MAINE: Gov Race Polling Wildly Conflicts

Three new polls on Maine’s gubernatorial race show wildly conflicting results. A new poll has found Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) with a wide lead over the rest of the field. The new Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald poll found LePage leading Rep. Mike Michaud, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in the race, 45 to 35 percent among likely voters. Independent ...

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MAINE: First Lady Endorses Openly Gay Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Michaud

Via the Bangor Daily News: First Lady Michelle Obama had a clear message for supporters of gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud attending a rally at the University of Maine on Friday: Get out to vote and bring like-minded people with you. “Barack won because of record numbers of women and minorities and young people who showed up to vote,” she said, ...

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MAINE: Gay Gubernatorial Candidate Grand Marshal’s Portland Pride Parade

Via the Associated Press: A Democratic candidate who reluctantly made public his homosexuality last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival Saturday and urged activists to continue fighting to eliminate discrimination and promote equality. Mike Michaud, who would become the nation’s first openly gay person to be elected governor if he ...

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MAINE: One Step Closer To A Gay Gov

Yesterday’s Maine gubernatorial primary was a mere formality as both major parties ran uncontested candidates, but openly gay six-term US Rep. Mike Michaud is now one step closer to becoming the nation’s first governor to have been out at the time of his election. Michaud, who came out in November 2013, will face incumbent GOP Gov. Paul LePage in the ...

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US Rep. Michael Michaud Comes Out

Via Chris Geidner on Buzzfeed: Rep. Mike Michaud, a Maine Democrat, told residents of the state he is hoping to govern that he is gay on Monday in op-eds running in newspapers across the state. Running for governor in 2014, Michaud told residents he “wasn’t surprised to learn about the whisper campaigns, insinuations and push-polls some of the people opposed ...

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