Postcard endorsing Bangor council candidates violates state election regulation

A postcard that was despatched to many Bangor residents endorsing three metropolis council candidates violates Maine election regulation.

The postcard lists Susan Deane, Philip Henry and Carolyn Fish because the “most well-liked candidates for Bangor Metropolis Council,” however the mailing doesn’t checklist explanation why they need to be elected. The opposite aspect of the postcard reads “Assist us take again our metropolis!”

However the postcard doesn’t embrace info on who paid for and accepted the fabric, which is a violation of Maine Election Legislation, in keeping with Jonathan Wayne, government director of the Maine Ethics Fee.