TMP Podcast #11 - How the Maine Dems Became the Largest Voter Block In Maine

May 10, 2022 00:20:13
TMP Podcast #11 - How the Maine Dems Became the Largest Voter Block In Maine
The Maine Polis Podcast
TMP Podcast #11 - How the Maine Dems Became the Largest Voter Block In Maine
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Show Notes

In a previous episode it was discovered that sometime between 2016 and 2020 the total number of registered Democrats overtook voters with no party affiliation as the largest voter block in Maine. This episode uses voter registration data to look at the signs leading up to "the switch" and the circumstances of when it actually happened. This episode also looks at absentee voting trends by comparing absentee ballot totals over the past 3 presidential elections.

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