Maine’s Primary Results, John Williams Plea and Other Things You Need to Know Today
Here are the things you need to know today......
Mainers rejected a delay on ranked-choice voting, allowing it used in federal elections this fall. Republican Shawn Moody won Tuesday's Republican primary. No clear majority winner had been announced in the Democratic primary so additional rounds of counting are needed according to US News.
Maine raised age for smoking and buying tobacco to 21. As of July first you need to be 21 to purchase tobacco in Maine. The ONLY exception to this law is IF you turn 18 before July 1, 2018.
Waterville voters decided not to recall mayor Nick Isgro. Newscenter posted Isgro criticized after using social media to tell one of the survivors of a Florida school shooting to "Eat it."
Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King will have two candidates who won uncontested primaries and will face King this fall according to US News.
George H.W. Bush enjoyed a relaxing birthday yesterday in Kennebunkport as he became the first former U.S. president to turn 94 according to US News.
Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old Lewiston Middle School boy during a school field trip to Range Pond according to US News.