Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Maine league endorses 99 candidates
PORTLAND, Maine (10/1/12)--The Maine Credit Union League has endorsed 99 candidates for the 2012 Maine House and Senate elections.

For the Maine House elections, the league endorsed 70 candidates--35 Democrats, 34 Republicans and one independent (Weekly Update Sept. 28).

For the Maine Senate elections, the league endorsed 29 candidates--17 Republicans, 11 Democrates and one independent.

The endorsements were made based on responses to a questionnaire, which had a 45% return rate from candidates; candidates' voting record, if applicable; and their relationship with credit unions.

Of the 99 candidates endorsed, 12 were current or former credit union board members, six of whom are still active.

All the endorsed candidates received letters from the league last week.

"Our list of endorsements again reinforces that we are a bipartisan organization that places a high priority on supporting candidates who support credit unions, regardless of their party," said John Murphy, league president. "This positions us well as working with both parties."


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Matz: Revised @TheNCUA #RBC rule for #creditunions 2 B unveiled 1/15/15, 90-day comment period to follow #newsnow http://t.co/qABhvghSTU
13 hours ago
Just announced: @TheNCUA board will consider a revised risk-based capital rule at its Jan 15 mtg. See #NewsNow Monday for more info.
14 hours ago
Nearing one-yr anniversary of data breach, @Target asks for class action suits to be dismissed via @BloombergNews http://t.co/kra6kupd35
16 hours ago
.@PeoplesTrustFCU has been recognized with the Juntos Avanzamos designation by @Cornerstone_CUL for its service to the Hispanic community
16 hours ago
#NewsNow: Rep. Hensarling names #HFSC subcommittee chairs. http://t.co/dXAMZdpn1p
17 hours ago