How Maine’s new ‘semi-open’ major elections will work in 2024

AUGUSTA, Maine — Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate is a reminder that the 2024 election is creeping up on voters in Maine and all through the nation.

For the primary time, Maine may have semi-open primaries for presidential, congressional and state legislative elections, which means unenrolled voters may have the choice of selecting to vote within the Republican or Democratic primaries subsequent yr.

Right here’s a rundown on how the change will work.